chant (s.xii¼)

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chant (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 2/i,236b cantus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,39c chant 1; TL:  chant; DEAF:  chant 2; DMF:  chant 1; TLF:  chant 1; OED:  chant n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 264b cantus ]
chaunt,  cant  

s.

1musicchant, song
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  Chantent suns e chanz delitus  (Str1) 1255
( c.1325 )  le chant qe le angel out chaunté  21.13
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  cantus: chant  ii 83
musicsinging
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  E savoit d’estives, de harpe e de chant  2253
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xiv1 )  chaunt e orgyn ert a la feste  72
chant de gal(s)
orn.soundtimecock-crow
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  a chant de gals Matines dient  575
( c.1200; MS: s.xivin )  Bien leva devant le chant de gal  306
chant real
musicchant royal
( s.xiv1 )  ensi qe honeste pleisaunce de bone dame soit droite matire e principale enchesoun de chaunt roiale  225
faire chant
orn.sound(of birds) to sing
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Oiseus [...] Quant vint le jurn al declinant, Vers le vespre dunc funt cant  556
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