Definition of chantry
1 : an endowment for the chanting of masses commonly for the founder
2 : a chapel endowed by a chantry
Origin and Etymology of chantry
Middle English chanterie, from Anglo-French, literally, singing, from chanter
First Known Use: 14th century
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