chaunter
archaic variant of chanter

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  • Chaunter — Chaunt er, n. 1. A street seller of ballads and other broadsides. [Slang, Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A deceitful, tricky dealer or horse jockey. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] He was a horse chaunter; he s a leg now. Dickens. [1913 Webster] 3. The flute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chaunter — archaic variant of chanter * * * chantˈer, chauntˈer or chantˈor noun 1. A singer 2. A precentor 3. (in bagpipes) the pipe with fingerholes, on which the melody is played • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To chant 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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