Descanter
Descanter \Des*cant"er\, n. One who descants. [1913 Webster]

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  • descanter — See descant. * * * …   Universalium

  • descanter — des·cant·er …   English syllables

  • descanter — pronunc at descant II+ə(r) noun ( s) : one that descants …   Useful english dictionary

  • descant — descanter, n. n., adj. /des kant/; v. /des kant , dis /, n. 1. Music. a. a melody or counterpoint accompanying a simple musical theme and usually written above it. b. (in part music) the soprano. c. a song or melody. 2. a variation upon anything; …   Universalium

  • Descant — Des*cant (d[e^]s*k[a^]nt ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Descanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Descanting}.] [From descant; n.; or directly fr. OF. descanter, deschanter; L. dis + cantare to sing.] 1. To sing a variation or accomplishment. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Descanted — Descant Des*cant (d[e^]s*k[a^]nt ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Descanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Descanting}.] [From descant; n.; or directly fr. OF. descanter, deschanter; L. dis + cantare to sing.] 1. To sing a variation or accomplishment. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Descanting — Descant Des*cant (d[e^]s*k[a^]nt ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Descanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Descanting}.] [From descant; n.; or directly fr. OF. descanter, deschanter; L. dis + cantare to sing.] 1. To sing a variation or accomplishment. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • déchanter — (dé chan té) v. n. 1°   Terme d ancienne musique. Chanter en partie ; exécuter le déchant. 2°   Fig. Changer de ton, rabattre de ses prétentions, de ses espérances. Il trouvera bien à déchanter. •   Traversé, sans repos, par ce démon contraire,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • author — Synonyms and related words: actor, advertising writer, agent, ancestor, ancestors, annalist, apprentice, architect, art critic, artificer, artist, authoress, bear, beget, begetter, beginner, belletrist, bibliographer, breed, bring about, bring… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • discourser — Synonyms and related words: Boanerges, author, chalk talker, collocutor, colloquialist, conversational partner, conversationalist, converser, descanter, dialogist, disquisitor, essayist, expositor, expounder, homilist, interlocutor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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