Crant vs Chant - What's the difference?

crant | chant |


As nouns the difference between crant and chant

is that crant is (obsolete) garland or crown while chant is type of singing done generally without instruments and harmony.

As a verb chant is

to sing, especially without instruments, and as applied to monophonic and pre-modern music.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

crant

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) garland or crown
  • *1602 : , act V scene 1
  • *:Yet here she is allowed her virgin crants
  • chant

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic) chaunt

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To sing, especially without instruments, and as applied to monophonic and pre-modern music.
  • * Spenser
  • The cheerful birds do chant sweet music.
  • To sing or intone sacred text.
  • Noun

    (wikipedia chant) (en noun)
  • Type of singing done generally without instruments and harmony.
  • (music) A short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music.
  • Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone.
  • * Macaulay
  • His strange face, his strange chant .
  • A repetitive song, typically an incantation or part of a ritual.
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