Anglican chant

noun

Definition of Anglican chant 

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

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First Known Use of Anglican chant

1840, in the meaning defined above

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