1. To sing; to utter a melodious voice; that is, to cant or throw the voice in modulations.
The cheerful birds do chant sweet music.
2. To celebrate in song; as, to chant the praises of Jehovah.
3. To sing, as in church-service; to repeat words in a kind of canting voice, with modulations.
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"Entry for 'Chant'". "King James Dictionary".