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See also: cant, cânt, can't, ca'n't, and Cant.

Old French[edit]


çant m (oblique plural çanz or çantz, nominative singular çanz or çantz, nominative plural çant)

  1. Alternative form of cent, a hundred
    circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
    Plus de cinc çanz foiz mervelliee[.]
    More than five hundred times amazed.