Definition of Chaunters
1. chaunter [n] - See also: chaunter
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaunters
Literary usage of Chaunters
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. H. M. I.: Some Passages in the Life of One of H. M. Inspectors of Schools by Edmund Mackenzie Sneyd-Kynnersley (1908)
"ONE year Chaunters asked me to excuse him for half an hour or more, while he took a funeral : the garden was his special delight, and though in October ..."
2. A Statistical and Agricultural Survey of the County of Galway: With by Hely Dutton (1824)
"... OF THE Chaunters. BY DR. DOMINICK O'KELLY OF BALLYGLASS, A CELEBRATED PHYSICIAN. (Fought near Castle Blakeney, in the county of Galway, 27th July, 1767. ..."
3. A gazetteer of the Old and New Testaments: to which is added the natural by William Fleming (1838)
"As we approached the church, long rows of bishops, priests, deacons, and chaunters, were prepared for the procession to pass through ; and then they set ..."
4. Dulwich College and Edward Alleyn: A Short History of the Foundation of God by William Harnett Blanch (1877)
"To the said two first Chaunters or junior Fellowes, to finde stringes for their instrumentes, pap, pennes and ink, for the twelve poore ..."