noun, verb (used with or without object) Obsolete.
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Historical Examples of chaunting
Do you remember the bishop's preaching against your father's chaunting?The Last Chronicle of Barset
I paced silently to and fro in the aisles, whilst the canons were chaunting vespers.Italy; with sketches of Spain and Portugal
And of their chaunting was no end; of our headlong pace was neither pause nor remission.
His voice is soft, and resembles more the chaunting of a little bird, than the cry of a quadruped.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)
Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
As Manuel entered the gallery one of the magic-workers was chaunting shrilly in the darkness below.Figures of Earth
James Branch Cabell