chanter

noun chant·er \ ˈchan-tər \

Definition of chanter

1 : one who chants:
a : chorister
b : cantor
2 : the chief singer in a chantry
3 : the reed pipe of a bagpipe with finger holes on which the melody is played

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14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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