Definition of Discants
1. discant [v] - See also: discant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discants
Literary usage of Discants
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Documentary History of American Industrial Society by Eugene Allen Gilmore, American Bureau of Industrial Research, Carnegie Institution of Washington (1910)
"... read-we may join the multitude in paying fulsome adulation to some popular orator, as he discants on the many blessings we enjoy in the land of Liberty, ..."
2. The Story of Notation by Charles Francis Abdy Williams (1903)
"... who, being learned in the art, compose many beautiful discants, but they use the new method of singing and lay aside the old; ..."
3. English Literature During the Lifetime of Shakespeare by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1910)
"Fantastic; "discants of the quarters, months and hours of the year with other matters"; but Characters upon Essays, Moral and Divine, 1615, not only deals ..."