Seller vs Chaunter - What's the difference?

seller | chaunter |


As a proper noun seller

is an english and scottish topographic surname, derived from either of several places named sell.

As a noun chaunter is

(uk|slang|obsolete) a street seller of ballads and other broadsides.

seller

English

Etymology 1

From (sell) + (-er).

Noun

(en noun)
  • Someone who sells; a vender; a clerk
  • Alisha was a seller of fine books.
  • Something which sells
  • Two of the books Alisha authored had become banner sellers .

    Etymology 2

    Alternative forms.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anagrams

    * English agent nouns ----

    chaunter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, slang, obsolete) A street seller of ballads and other broadsides.
  • (colloquial) A deceitful, tricky dealer or horse jockey.
  • * Dickens
  • He was a horse chaunter ; he's a leg now.
  • The chanter or flute of a bagpipe.
  • (Webster 1913) ----