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chantress

[chan-tris, chahn-] /ˈtʃæn trɪs, ˈtʃɑn-/
noun
1.
a woman who chants or sings.
Origin of chantress
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English chanteresse. See chanter, -ess
Usage note
See -ess.
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  • If she is delighted with the chants, Honeyman is delighted with the chantress and her mamma.

    The Newcomes William Makepeace Thackeray

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