To chaunt horses
Chant Chant, v. i. 1. To make melody with the voice; to sing. ``Chant to the sound of the viol.'' --Amos vi. 5. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mus.) To sing, as in reciting a chant. [1913 Webster]

{To chant horses} or {To chaunt horses}, to sing their praise; to overpraise; to cheat in selling. See {Chaunter}. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]


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