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shanty,

in music: see chanteychantey
or shanty
, work song with marked rhythm, particularly one sung by a group of sailors while hoisting sail or anchor or pushing the capstan. Often it has solo stanzas sung by a leader, the chanteyman, with a chorus repeated after each by the entire group.
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shanty

1. A hut, usually of wood; a small structure of rough character.
2. A temporary building on a construction site used for storage or as a contractor’s office.

shanty

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1. a ramshackle hut; crude dwelling
2. formerly, in Canada
a. a log bunkhouse at a lumber camp
b. the camp itself

shanty

2, shantey, chanty (US), chantey
a song originally sung by sailors, esp a rhythmic one forming an accompaniment to work.
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Chanty could not give any details on the ownership, fleet and route of the proposed new carrier until the documents are submitted.
As Masefield notes, "there are several kinds of chanty, each peculiarly fitted to some variety of sea-labour" (57).
From ballads to two-steps, rebel girl manifestos to lullabies and even a British sea chanty, she's in complete command of every style and subgenre she tackles.
Chanty anthems The Championship and Younger Yesterday have hit single written all the way through them, but will be preceded by the ELO-like Running Away.
A great, scary sea chanty such as The Well And The Lighthouse swings from mountainside hill choir to hellfire on the high seas.
In three quick decades Jon Langford has gone from helping invent punk rock with his old college band The Mekons to performing, on his most recent solo album, an earnest, gutsy cover of Procol Harum's interminable sea chanty, "Salty Dog.
Trina is hoping to organise a chanty match between herself and five-times men's world darts champion Eric Bristow to raise money for the appeal.
And it was huge hit in Yorkville: "The Nazi bierstuben patrons yodel it religiously, under the impression that it's a Goebbels-approved German chanty.
The master steers with the tiller: to starboard, to port goes their chanty, and the prow cuts through the waves.
It will be sufficient therefore to take but a few undoubted types of that era, and proceed to the Italian Schools of Donatelli[,] Ghiberti[,] Michael Angelo[,] John of Bologna &c &c &c from which a number of the choicest works should be selected a few Examples of the style of Bemin de Poutie Roubilleu would lead to Nolukins [Nollekens], Bacon, Flaxman, Chanty, and each of the modern European Studios might furnish some distinguished copies.
There were some stunning changes of register from Varcoe in these ten songs, and his artistry was to the fore again to rescue the crude vocal writing of Percy Grainger's Sailor's Chanty (never compose an ending on such a sustained low note) and to spellbind us all with the innocent grief of Dibdin's ineffable Tom Bowling.
For example, despite many instances of interference with union organizing by factory owners, documented by the Cambodian Labor Organization (CLO) and other groups,, the Deputy Chief Labor Inspector, Hout Chanty, told me that up until the time of our meeting, no fines had been imposed for interfering with union organizing.