gauntry

gauntry

[gawn-tree]
noun, plural gauntries.
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gantry or gauntry (ˈɡæntrɪ)
 
n , pl -tries
1.  a bridgelike framework used to support a travelling crane, signals over a railway track, etc
2.  Also called: gantry scaffold the framework tower used to attend to a large rocket on its launching pad
3.  a supporting framework for a barrel or cask
4.  a.  the area behind a bar where bottles, esp spirit bottles mounted in optics, are kept for use or display
 b.  the range or quality of the spirits on view: this pub's got a good gantry
 
[C16 (in the sense: wooden platform for barrels): from Old French chantier, from Medieval Latin cantārius, changed from Latin canthērius supporting frame, pack ass; related to Greek kanthēlios pack ass]
 
gauntry or gauntry
 
n
 
[C16 (in the sense: wooden platform for barrels): from Old French chantier, from Medieval Latin cantārius, changed from Latin canthērius supporting frame, pack ass; related to Greek kanthēlios pack ass]

gauntry (ˈɡɔːntrɪ)
 
n , pl -tries
a variant of gantry

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