chantress

chantress

(ˈtʃɑːntrəs) or

chauntress

n
a female chanter or singer
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We're flying in superstar singer Brian Kennedy and chantress Una Dunne from Ireland and a couple of ace Newcastle United footballers Super-Mac and Olivier Bernard will pop in for a turn along with local comedian John Scott.
As a chantress of the god Amun, the nubile beauty with her dark, flowing locks would have been revered by the lucky few who got to see her gigs at the Temple of Karnak in Egypt.
chantress and Saturday cook at Tautra Mariakloster, Norway (tautra.
Mond had excavated the tomb of a man named Khonsumes, and found a set of coffins belonging to "the Lady of the House and Chantress of Amun, Nesmut.
The mummy of Perenbast, a chantress from a temple near Luxor, is fully wrapped in cloth and the decorative tomb is worth seeing.
For the most part, this was a male-dominated bureaucracy, with women filling only minor positions, such as chantress of Amun, but there were exceptions, offices held by women who wielded great power.
For much of her adult life, Mechtild was the convent's chantress, in charge of liturgical celebration and responsible for leading the nuns' chant in the divine office.
The son of Surumu has covered eight of the stud's mares this year, including Chantress, a Listed-placed half-sister to the smart Red Sea.
Likely outsiders Si Si Amiga and Chantress complete the line-up.
Lynda Ramsden's Chantress plus Godolphin's Echoes In Eternity are the other entries.
But in a race with many chances keep an eye on several others including Chantress, Tug Of Love and most of all East Tycoon on his first run for the shrewd Jonjo O'Neill yard.
Meanwhile, Keith Dalgleish was suspended for two days (June 24 and 25) for careless riding on Penny Cross who was completing a double - initiated by Chantress in the Scotby Maiden Stakes - for him in the Linstock Fillies' Handicap.