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chantress

[ chan-tris, chahn- ]
/ ˈtʃæn trɪs, ˈtʃɑn- /
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noun

a woman who chants or sings.

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Origin of chantress

First recorded in 1400–50, chantress is from the late Middle English word chanteresse.See chanter, -ess

usage note for chantress

See -ess.
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How to use chantress in a sentence

  • If she is delighted with the chants, Honeyman is delighted with the chantress and her mamma.

    The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray
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