Anglican chant

noun

: the body of simple harmonized formulas traditionally used for singing unmetrical texts (such as the Psalms and canticles) in the Anglican Church

Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anglican chant was in 1840

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“Anglican chant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anglican%20chant. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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