Definition of chantry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

chantry

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtʃɑːntri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃæntri//
 
(pl. chantries)(also chantry chapel) Religious places
 
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a small church or part of a church paid for by somebody, so that priests could say prayers for them there after their death See related entries: Religious places Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French chanterie, from chanter ‘to sing’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chantry