"chaunters" Definition

  1. those street sellers of ballads, last copies of verses, and other broadsheets, who sang or bawled the contents of their papers. They often termed themselves PAPER WORKERS. Cheap evening papers and private executions have together combined to improve these folks’ occupations off the face of the earth. _See_ HORSE-CHAUNTERS.

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Position in the dictionary: 583 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: chaw, chaw over, chaw-bacon, cheap, cheap jacks, cheat’em, checks, chee-chee, cheek, cheek by jowl
Previous words in the dictionary: chaunter-culls, chaunt, chatty, chatter-box, chatter-basket, chats, charlies, charley-pitcher, charley, chariot-buzzing

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