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Origin of chanter
Examples from the Web for chanter
The chanter, evidently out of respect for Nekhludoff, wished to sweep around him, and thus it happened that he grazed Katiousha.The Awakening|Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
At exactly half past 4 he entered the medicine lodge, where the chanter motioned him to a seat in the south.The Mountain Chant, A Navajo Ceremony|Washington Matthews
He discovered, in a shop, an old French musette (bagpipe), the chanter or melody-pipe of which was missing.Springtime and Other Essays|Francis Darwin
The Emperor took his accustomed seat at the chanter's desk among the sumptuously dressed choristers.The Carlovingian Coins|Eugne Sue
Et au sortir de l, s'en alloyent enyurer, & chanter au Diable leurs sorceleries accoustumes.
"singer, composer," late 14c., from Old French chanteor (Modern French chanteur), from Latin cantorem "singer," from cantare "to sing" (see chant (v.)).