noun, verb (used with or without object) Obsolete.
Examples from the Web for chaunt
Historical Examples of chaunt
I answered, 'That is well,' and began to chaunt the song of death.Atala
Franois Auguste de Chateaubriand
Chaunt then till I go to sleep, and if I wake when you stop, you 'll have this at your head.Doctor Birch and His Young Friends
M. A. Titmarsh
I wonder whether we could find some old mariner, who could give us a chaunt from Tasso?A Love Story
And then, above the rain storm that beat loudly on the corrugated iron, I heard the sound of a chaunt.London to Ladysmith via Pretoria
Winston Spencer Churchill
As soon as the parties are formed, all sit down on the ground, and begin to chaunt prayers in a slow and subdued tone.