chant (1121-25)

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chant (1121-25)

[ FEW: 2/i,236b cantus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,39c chant 1; TL:  chant; DEAF:  chant 2; DMF:  chant 1; TLF:  chant 1; OED:  chant n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 264b cantus ]
cant,  chante,  chaunt  


1musicchant, song
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) E il mist en la meie buche novel chant  65.39.4
( 1150-70; MS: s.xiii )  Chantent suns e chanz delitus  1255
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  cantus: chant  ii 83
( c.1325; MS: c.1325 )  le chant qe le angel out chaunté  21.13
( s.xii2/4; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Li apostele comunement Dedenz chantoent dolcement [...]. Cil de Jerusalem oirent Le chant que li apostele firent  1618
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  E savoit d’estives, de harpe e de chant  2253
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1 )  chaunt e orgyn ert a la feste  95.72
2 name (used as a surname)
( 1379 )  Matilda Chante  Chant
chant de gal(s)
chant real
faire chant
1orn.sound(of birds) to sing
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Oiseus [...] Quant vint le jurn al declinant, Vers le vespre dunc funt cant  556
surchant  suzchant 
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