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chantefable

[ French shahnt-fah-bluh ]
/ French ʃɑ̃tˈfɑ blə /
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noun, plural chante·fa·bles [shahnt-fah-bluh]. /ʃɑ̃tˈfɑ blə/.
(in medieval French literature) a prose narrative interspersed with verse.
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Origin of chantefable

From French; see origin at chant, fable
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How to use chantefable in a sentence

  • Chantefable un peu Naïve and Clartés contain musical notations of rhythms.

    The Spell of Belgium|Isabel Anderson
  • Mockel is a learned musician; of his two volumes of verse Chantefable un peu nave and Clarts contain musical notations of rhythms.

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