To Chant. v.n. To sing; to make melody with the voice.
They chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick. Amos, vi. 7.
Heav'n heard his song, and hasten'd his relief;
And chang'd to snowy plumes his hoary hair,
And wing'd his flight, to chant aloft in air. Dryden.