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 for Chanting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chant \Chant\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chanted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Chanting.] [F. chanter, fr. L. cantare, intens. of canere
     to sing. Cf. Cant affected speaking, and see Hen.]
     1. To utter with a melodious voice; to sing.
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              The cheerful birds . . . do chant sweet music.
                                                    --Spenser.
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     2. To celebrate in song.
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              The poets chant in the theaters.      --Bramhall.
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     3. (Mus.) To sing or recite after the manner of a chant, or
        to a tune called a chant.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chanting \Chant"ing\ (ch[.a]nt"[i^]ng), n.
     Singing, esp. as a chant is sung.
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     Chanting falcon (Zool.), an African falcon ({Melierax
        canorus or musicus). The male has the habit, remarkable
        in a bird of prey, of singing to his mate, while she is
        incubating.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  chanting
      n 1: the act of singing in a monotonous tone [syn: intonation,
           chanting]

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