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ˈtʃæn tɪˌklɪərchan·ti·cleer

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  1. chanticleer(Noun)

    A rooster or cock.

    Etymology: From chantecler, the proper name of the cock in .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chanticleer(noun)

    a cock, so called from the clearness or loudness of his voice in crowing

    Etymology: [F. Chanteclair, name of the cock in the Roman du Renart (Reynard the Fox); chanter to chant + clair clear. See Chant, and Clear.]


  1. Chanticleer

    Based in San Francisco, California, Chanticleer is a full-time male classical vocal ensemble in the United States. Over the last three decades, it has developed a major reputation for its interpretations of Renaissance music, but it also performs a wide repertoire of jazz, gospel, and other venturesome new music and is widely known as an "Orchestra of Voices". It was named for the "clear singing rooster" in Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chanticleer

    chant′i-klēr, n. a cock. [From the name of the cock in the old beast-epic of Reynard the Fox.] [O. Fr. chanter, to sing, cler, clear.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. chanticleer

    A name in the Frith of Forth for the dragonet or gowdie (Callionymus lyra). The early or vigilant cock, from which several English vessels of war have derived their names.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chanticleer in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chanticleer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of chanticleer in a Sentence

  1. Henry David Thoreau, Walden; Where I Lived, And What I Lived For:

    I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake his neighbours up.

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