noun chan·try \ˈchan-trē\
plural chantries

Definition of CHANTRY

:  an endowment for the chanting of masses commonly for the founder
:  a chapel endowed by a chantry

Origin of CHANTRY

Middle English chanterie, from Anglo-French, literally, singing, from chanter
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with CHANTRY


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