Sentence Examples

  • In the cantar de gesta of the Cid he plays the part attributed by medieval poets to the greatest kings, to Charlemagne himself.
  • Gil Sanches, an illegitimate son of Sancho I., and we possess a cantar de amigo in Galician-Portuguese, the first literary vehicle of the whole Peninsula, which appears to be the work of Sancho himself, and addressed to his concubine, A.
  • Bernardo is the hero of a cantar de gesta (chanson de geste) written to please the anarchical spirit of the nobles.
  • A cantar is 99.05 lb avoirdupois.
  • Local weights and measures include the cantar, 175 lb; salm, one imperial quarter; cafiso, 42 gallons; canna, 6 ft.