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  1. descant

    • n.
      an independent treble melody sung or played above a basic melody.;a melodious song
    • v.
      talk tediously or at length
    • noun: descant, plural noun: descants

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. an independent treble melody sung or played above a basic melody.
    • archaic, literary a melodious song I hear the wood thrush piping one mellow descant more
    • 2. literary a discourse on a theme his descant of deprivation

    動詞

    • 1. literary talk tediously or at length I have descanted on this subject before