- chant used once.
- Bible Reference: Amos 6:5
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H6527 Used 1 time
CHANT, verb transitive
1. To sing; to utter a melodious voice; that is, to cant or throw the voice in modulations.
The cheerful birds do chant sweet music.
2. To celebrate in song; as, to chant the praises of Jehovah.
3. To sing, as in church-service; to repeat words in a kind of canting voice, with modulations.
CHANT, verb intransitive
1. To sing; to make melody with the voice.
They chant to the sound of the viol. Amos 6:5.
2. To repeat words in the church-service with a kind of singing.
CHANT, noun Song; melody; church-service.
CHANTED, participle passive Sung; uttered with modulations of voice.
1. One who chants; a singer or songster.
2. The chief singer, or priest of the chantry.
3. The pipe which sounds the tenor or treble in a bagpipe.
CHANTICLEER, noun A cock, so called from the clearness or loudness of his voice in cowing.
CHANTING, participle present tense Singing; uttering a melodious voice; repeating words with a singing voice.
CHANTING, noun The act of singing, or uttering with a song.
CHANTRESS, noun A female singer.
CHANTRY, noun A church or chapel endowed with lands, or other revenue, for the maintenance of one or more priests daily to sing or say mass for the souls of the donors, or such as they appoint.