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shanty (chanty). Sailors’ work-song, originating in days of sailing ships, sung while pulling together on a rope and helping to secure rhythmic unanimity. ‘Shanty man’, placed apart, sang the tune, the rest joining in ch. Tune and words are traditional. Famous examples are Shenandoah, The Rio Grande, What shall we do with the drunken sailor?, etc.

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shanty

shan·ty1 / ˈshantē/ • n. (pl. -ties) a small, crudely built shack. shan·ty2 • n. (pl. -ties) variant spelling of chantey.

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shanty

shanty1 roughly built cabin or hut. XIX (first in N. Amer. use). perh. — Canadian F. chantier.

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shanty

shanty2 sailor's song. XIX. app. corruption of F. chantez, imper. of chanter sing.

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shanty

shanty, in music: see chantey.

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shanty

shantybatty, bratty, catty, chatty, Cincinnati, Dolcelatte, fatty, flattie, Hattie, natty, patty, ratty, Satie, Scarlatti, scatty, Tati, tattie, tatty •faculty •Alicante, andante, ante, anti, Ashanti, Bramante, Chianti, Dante, dilettante, Fante, Ferranti, infante, scanty, shanty (US chanty), spumante, vigilante, Zante •Asti, pasty •pederasty •Amati, arty, Astarte, castrati, chapatti, clarty, coati, ex parte, Frascati, glitterati, Gujarati, hearty, illuminati, karate, Kiribati, lathi, literati, Marathi, obbligati (US obligati), party, tarty •crafty, draughty (US drafty) •auntie • nasty • contrasty •amaretti, amoretti, Betti, Betty, confetti, cornetti, Donizetti, Getty, Giacometti, Hettie, jetty, machete, Marinetti, Nettie, petit, petty, Rossetti, Serengeti, spaghetti, sweaty, vaporetti, yeti •hefty, lefty •felty, sheltie •penalty • specialty • empty •al dente, aplenty, cognoscenti, divertimenti, lisente, plenty, portamenti, sente, twenty, twenty-twenty •seventy • peasanty •chesty, testy, zesty •Ghiberti

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