KJV Dictionary Definition: chant
1. To sing; to utter a melodious voice; that is, to cant or throw the voice in modulations.
The cheerful birds do chant sweet music.
2. To celebrate in song; as, to chant the praises of Jehovah.
3. To sing, as in church-service; to repeat words in a kind of canting voice, with modulations.
CHANTED, pp. Sung; uttered with modulations of voice.
CHANTING, ppr. Singing; uttering a melodious voice; repeating words with a singing voice.
CHANTING, n. The act of singing, or uttering with a song.