Some stalks, however, were trodden down and broken around the shanty; she could move more easily and see where she was going.
And then followed visions of the increased comfort to come to the shanty.
Two men were lounging in front of the shanty, chatting to the toll-man.
Our shanty is the habitation of some half-dozen of us, year out and year in.
Pop made a guilty attempt to appear guileless, and told the farmer that he wished to build a shanty and raise potatoes.
It is now some years since our shanty was built—seven or eight, I suppose.
So Yan went forward rather cautiously and knocked at the open door of the shanty.
It was night when he returned, and we were all in the shanty.
He left the embankment and passed back to the shanty where the council of peace had been held.
And now to revert more particularly to our home life in the shanty.
"rough cabin," 1820, from Canadian French chantier "lumberjack's headquarters," in French, "timberyard, dock," from Old French chantier "gantry," from Latin cantherius "rafter, frame" (see gantry). Shanty Irish in reference to the Irish underclass in the U.S., is from 1928 (title of a book by Jim Tully).
"sea song," 1867, alternative spelling of chanty (n.).
To walk; hike (1862+)