gauntree

Gauntree

Gaun"tree\, Gauntry \Gaun"try\, n. [F. chantier, LL. cantarium, fr. L. canterius trellis, sort of frame.]

1. A frame for supporting barrels in a cellar or elsewhere. --Sir W. Scott.

2. (Engin.) A scaffolding or frame carrying a crane or other structure. --Knight.
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