noun chant·er \ˈchan-tər\

Definition of chanter

  1. 1 :  one who chants:a :  choristerb :  cantor

  2. 2 :  the chief singer in a chantry

  3. 3 :  the reed pipe of a bagpipe with finger holes on which the melody is played

14th Century

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14th century

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