Definition of Chanters

1. Noun. (plural of chanter) ¹



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Definition of Chanters

1. chanter [n] - See also: chanter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chanters

chansonniers
chansons
chant
chantable
chantage
chantages
chantalite
chantarelle
chantarelles
chanted
chantefable
chantepleure
chanter
chanterelle
chanterelles
chanters (current term)
chantest
chanteth
chanteuse
chanteuses
chantey
chanteys
chanticleer
chanticleers
chantie
chanties
chanting
chantingly
chantis
chantlike

Literary usage of Chanters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1856)
"assistants fora day and maintaining the chanters for a year. If the founder legally could order the one,1 he could legally order the other.2 And so we may ..."

2. History of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman Jurisdiction by Richard Watson Dixon (1881)
"... and those of the chantries which had separate buildings, would be less missed than their old friends and companions, the chanters and ..."

3. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Léopold Delisle, Guizot (François) (1854)
"... out of which were made four copes for the chanters in the church, which are preserved there to this day, and used in the solemn services of divine ..."

4. A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A by Charles Buck (1829)
"... introduced by pope Gregory the Great, who established schools of chanters, and corrected the church music. This, at first, ivas called the Roman song; ..."

5. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1853)
"... from whose press it issued. chanters was introduced by Betterton upon the stage, where it obtained general applause for at least forty successive nights ..."

6. The History and Antiquities of the Collegiate Church of St. Saviour (St by William Thompson (1904)
"Sir Frederick has not only provided the badges, but also the means for the payment of the "chanters." An Endowment Fund for the maintenance of the services ..."

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