deschanter (c.1185)

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deschanter (c.1185)

[ FEW: 2/i,222b cantare; Gdf: 2,552c deschanter 1; GdfC: 9,320c deschanter; TL: 2,1494 deschanter; DEAF: ; DMF:  déchanter 1; TLF:  déchanter; OED:  descant v.; MED:  discanten v.; DMLBS: 676a discantare ]
deschaunter;  dechanter  

v.a.

1musicto sing
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  N’osa […] messe dire ne dechanter  4684
musicto sing the descant to
( c.1185 )  li chevaler trebucha. Pus li dit par fiere raison: Pernez, amis, ceste chançon Si l’apernez a deschanter!  8179
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Amours m'ount si enchaunté Que jeo ay tut dys deschauntee Tut quant ke jeo chauntoye, Qar touz jours deschauntoye  532 (XLII)

v.n.

1mus_and_fig.to sing another part, act differently, contradict
( c.1185 )  Tels chante qui repot plorer; S’il chante, nus deschanterum  8167
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