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gauntry

[gawn-tree] /ˈgɔn tri/
noun, plural gauntries.
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gantry

/ˈɡæntrɪ/
noun (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.
  1. the area behind a bar where bottles, esp spirit bottles mounted in optics, are kept for use or display
  2. the range or quality of the spirits on view: this pub's got a good gantry
Word Origin
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/
noun (pl) -tries
1.
a variant of gantry
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