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Meaning of CHANTEY

Pronunciation:  'shantee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors
 

CHANTEY is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: chanty, sea chantey, shanty
 
 See Also: work song

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chant"ey\, n. [Cf. F. chanter to sing, and {Chant}. n.]
A sailor's song.

      May we lift a deep-sea chantey such as seamen use at
      sea?                                     --Kipling.

 

 

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