noun, verb (used with or without object) Obsolete.
Examples from the Web for chaunting
Do you remember the bishop's preaching against your father's chaunting?The Last Chronicle of Barset|Anthony Trollope
While this song was chaunting, several short speeches were made by the Indians.First History of New Brunswick|Peter Fisher
Jasmin occasionally varied his readings by singing or chaunting the songs which occurred in certain parts of his poems.Jasmin: Barber, Poet, Philanthropist|Samuel Smiles
I paced silently to and fro in the aisles, whilst the canons were chaunting vespers.Italy; with sketches of Spain and Portugal|William Beckford
Chaunting his low impassioned vesper-hymn,Clear as the silver treble of a stream.Upon The Tree-Tops|Olive Thorne Miller