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[French shahnt-fah-bluh] /French ʃɑ̃tˈfɑ blə/
noun, plural chantefables
[shahnt-fah-bluh] /ʃɑ̃tˈfɑ blə/ (Show IPA)
(in medieval French literature) a prose narrative interspersed with verse.
Origin of chantefable
< French; see chant, fable Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • chantefable un peu Naïve and Clartés contain musical notations of rhythms.

    The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson

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