Shanty
Shanty Shan"ty, n.;pl. {Shanties}. [Said to be fr. Ir. sean old + tig. a house.] A small, mean dwelling; a rough, slight building for temporary use; a hut. [1913 Webster]

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  • Shanty — Smn Seemannslied per. Wortschatz grupp. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. shanty, das zurückgeführt wird auf frz. chanter singen , dieses aus l. cantāre, einem Intensivum zu l. canere singen, tönen .    Ebenso nnorw. sjanti; Chanson.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Shanty — Shan ty, a. Jaunty; showy. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • shanty — ☆ shanty1 [shan′tē ] n. pl. shanties [< CdnFr chantier, workshop, applied to lumberers living quarters < OFr: see GANTRY] a small, shabby dwelling; shack; hut shanty2 [shan′tē, shän′tē] n. pl. shanties var. of CHANTEY …   English World dictionary

  • Shanty — Ein Shanty (der ursprünglichen Herkunft nach wurden die Hütten der Sklaven im Süden der USA „shanties“ genannt; englisch auch chanty – aus dem Französischen: chanter = singen) ist ein Seemannslied. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 2 Shanty Chöre… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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