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chanted


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chant  \Chant\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chanted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Chanting}.]  [F.  chanter,  fr  L.  cantare,  intens.  of  canere 
  to  sing.  Cf  {Cant}  affected  speaking,  and  see  {Hen}.] 
  1.  To  utter  with  a  melodious  voice;  to  sing. 
 
  The  cheerful  birds  .  .  .  do  chant  sweet  music. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  To  celebrate  in  song. 
 
  The  poets  chant  in  the  theaters.  --Bramhall. 
 
  3.  (Mus.)  To  sing  or  recite  after  the  manner  of  a  chant,  or 
  to  a  tune  called  a  chant. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chanted 
  adj  :  sung  or  uttered  rhythmically  in  a  monotone;  "a  chanted 
  psalm" 




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