Chant vs Lanterloo - What's the difference?

chant | lanterloo |


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.

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.
  • Anagrams

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    lanterloo

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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.