To chaunt horses

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To chaunt horses to sing their praise; to overpraise; to cheat in selling. See Chaunter.
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Usage

In literature:

Martha began to chaunt aloud from the upper story; soon after the trampling of horses and hasty footsteps were heard.
"The Rebellion in the Cevennes, an Historical Novel" by Ludwig Tieck
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