verb (used without object)
Origin of discant
Examples from the Web for discant
Res est blanda canor; discant cantare puell—Singing is a charming accomplishment: let girls learn to sing.
It is interesting to recall the origin of our words “treble” and “discant.”Critical & Historical Essays|Edward MacDowell
The transition from organum to discant was effected about the year 1100.Music in the History of the Western Church|Edward Dickinson
To hear him discant you would have thought his wings were sprouting.A Transient Guest|Edgar Saltus
Then the spirit moving her, she began to discant on things past and people vanished.The Ghost Girl|H. De Vere Stacpoole