shantey

shantey

[shan-tee]
noun, plural shanteys.
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shanty, (US) shantey, (US) chanty or (US) chantey2 (ˈʃæntɪ, ˈtʃæn-, ˈʃæntɪ, ˈtʃæn-)
 
n , pl -ties, -teys
a song originally sung by sailors, esp a rhythmic one forming an accompaniment to work
 
[C19: from French chanter to sing; see chant]
 
shantey, (US) shantey, (US) chanty or (US) chantey2
 
n
 
[C19: from French chanter to sing; see chant]
 
chanty, (US) shantey, (US) chanty or (US) chantey2
 
n
 
[C19: from French chanter to sing; see chant]
 
chantey, (US) shantey, (US) chanty or (US) chantey2
 
n
 
[C19: from French chanter to sing; see chant]

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