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Meaning of CHANTICLEER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chan"ti*cleer\ (ch[a^]n"t[i^]*kl[=e]r), n. [F.
Chanteclair, name of the cock in the Roman du Renart (Reynard
the Fox); chanter to chant + clair clear. See {Chant}, and
{Clear}.]
A cock, so called from the clearness or loudness of his voice
in crowing.

 

 

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