As nouns the difference between chant and lanterloo
is that chant
is type of singing done generally without instruments and harmony while lanterloo
is a meaningless chant or refrain.
As a verb chant
is to sing, especially without instruments, and as applied to monophonic and pre-modern music.
* (archaic) chaunt
To sing, especially without instruments, and as applied to monophonic and pre-modern music.
To sing or intone sacred text.
- The cheerful birds do chant sweet music.
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.
A repetitive song, typically an incantation or part of a ritual.
- His strange face, his strange chant .
A meaningless chant or refrain.
:* 1963': The helmsman began to sing a monotonous, Levantine '''lanterloo . — Thomas Pynchon, ''V.
(cards) An old trick-taking card game (also known as loo), where each player is dealt three or five cards. It gained much popularity in England in the 17th century, as a gambling game or a domestic pastime.