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Webster 1913 Edition


Chanting

Chant′ing

(chȧnt′ĭng)
,
Noun.
Singing, esp. as a chant is sung.
Chanting falcon
(Zool.)
,
an African falcon (
Melierax canorus or musicus
). The male has the habit, remarkable in a bird of prey, of singing to his mate, while she is incubating.

Webster 1828 Edition


Chanting

CHANTING

,
ppr.
Singing; uttering a melodious voice; repeating words with a singing voice.

CHANTING

,
Noun.
The act of singing, or uttering with a song.

Definition 2022


chanting

chanting

English

Verb

chanting

  1. present participle of chant

Noun

chanting (usually uncountable, plural chantings)

  1. Singing, especially as a chant is sung.
    I remember much chanting in church during my childhood.
    the Synod of Aberdeen forbade 'chantings and choruses' at funerals