shanty

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shan·ty 1

 (shăn′tē)
n. pl. shan·ties
A roughly built, often ramshackle building; a shack.

[Probably from Canadian French chantier, hut in a lumber camp, from French, timberyard, from Old French, gantry, from Latin canthērius, rafter, nag, from Greek kanthēlios, pack ass.]

shan·ty 2

 (shăn′tē)
n.
Variant of chantey.

shanty

(ˈʃæntɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Architecture) a ramshackle hut; crude dwelling
2. Austral and NZ a public house, esp an unlicensed one
3. (Forestry) (formerly, in Canada)
a. a log bunkhouse at a lumber camp
b. the camp itself
[C19: from Canadian French chantier cabin built in a lumber camp, from Old French gantier gantry]

shanty

(ˈʃæntɪ) or

shantey

;

chanty

(ˈʃæntɪ; ˈtʃæn-) or

chantey

n, pl -ties or -teys
(Music, other) a song originally sung by sailors, esp a rhythmic one forming an accompaniment to work
[C19: from French chanter to sing; see chant]

shan•ty1

(ˈʃæn ti)

n., pl. -ties.
a crudely built hut, cabin, or house.
[1810–20]

shan•ty2

(ˈʃæn ti)

n., pl. -ties.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shanty - small crude shelter used as a dwellingshanty - small crude shelter used as a dwelling
igloo, iglu - an Eskimo hut; usually built of blocks (of sod or snow) in the shape of a dome
mudhif - a reed hut in the marshlands of Iraq; rare since the marshes were drained
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
2.shanty - a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors
work song - a usually rhythmical song to accompany repetitious work

shanty

noun
1. shack, shed, cabin, hut, lean-to, hovel, shiel (Scot.), bothy (Scot.), shieling (Scot.) a young population in urban slums and shanties
2. song, song, air, tune, chant, ballad, hymn, ditty one of my father's favourite sea shanties

shanty

noun
An ugly, squalid dwelling:
Translations
أُغْنِيَة بَحّارَهكوخ خَشَب
chatrčnámořnický popěvek
hytteskursømandssang
tengerészdal
kofi, hreysi
jūreivių darbo dainalūšnelė
būdajurnieku darba dziesmamājele
námornícka pieseň
derme çatma yapıgecekonduheyamola

shanty

1 [ˈʃæntɪ] N (Brit) (also sea shanty) → saloma f

shanty

2 [ˈʃæntɪ] Nchabola f, jacal m (Mex), bohío m (CAm), callampa f (Chile)

shanty

[ˈʃænti] n
(= hut) → baraque f
(= song) → chanson f de marinsshanty town shantytown [ˈʃæntitaʊn] nbidonville m

shanty

1
n (= hut)Baracke f, → Hütte f

shanty

2
n (Mus) → Seemannslied nt, → Shanty nt

shanty

1 [ˈʃæntɪ] n (also sea shanty) → canzone f marinaresca

shanty

2 [ˈʃæntɪ] nbaracca

shanty

(ˈʃӕnti) plural ˈshanties noun
1. a roughly-built hut or shack.
2. (also sea shanty) a song that sailors used to sing while working.
References in classic literature ?
A big Hamburger was leaving Pont Levis and her crew, unshipping the platform railings, began to sing "Elsinore"--the oldest of our chanteys.
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Sea chanteys, monologues about sustainable aquaculture and a sprinkling of zombie antics peppered a meal one experienced with strangers who became dinner companions at communal tables.
On "Black Sails,'' expect no snarling, swashbuckling or chanteys of "yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum,'' however much rum may be actually quaffed.
The use of synchronized movements to music helped in accomplishing large human work projects throughout history, such as singing work songs while building a railroad or sea chanteys while working a boat.
Waits, 63, and Richards, 69, have probably two of the most gravelly voices (and looks to match) in the business and their rendition of Shenandoah, a song whose exact provenance I tried to find out and wasn't completely successful, is an indication of the shape of things to come in the form of a new album called Son of Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys.
Wilner's idea was that Robbins should join his Rogues Gallery band, which was about to tour Europe in support of its album Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys (2006).
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That notion joins others--including the desire to impress mates and the drive to build social bonds--in suggesting an evolutionary source of chanteys, dirges and ballads.
The third section, "Fishing for a Living: 1840-1920," gives visitors the opportunity to see a 30-foot wooden whaleboat while listening to traditional whaling songs and sea chanteys.