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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: chanter 'to sing', from Latin cantare, from canere

chant

1 verb
     
Related topics: Music, Religion and Thought
chant1 [intransitive and transitive]
1 to repeat a word or phrase again and again:
protestors chanting anti-government slogans
2APM to sing or say a religious song or prayer in a way that involves using only one note or tone:
a priest chanting the liturgy

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