Gauntree
Gauntree Gaun"tree, Gauntry Gaun"try, n. [F. chantier, LL. cantarium, fr. L. canterius trellis, sort of frame.] 1. A frame for supporting barrels in a cellar or elsewhere. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

2. (Engin.) A scaffolding or frame carrying a crane or other structure. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


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  • gauntree — gauntree, gauntrie, y see gantry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gauntry — Gauntree Gaun tree, Gauntry Gaun try, n. [F. chantier, LL. cantarium, fr. L. canterius trellis, sort of frame.] 1. A frame for supporting barrels in a cellar or elsewhere. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. (Engin.) A scaffolding or frame carrying a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gauntrie — gauntree, gauntrie, y see gantry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gantry — Gan try, n. See {Gauntree}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gawntree — Gawn tree, n. See {Gauntree}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gantry — noun (plural gantries) Etymology: Middle English ganter, gauntree, from Anglo French *ganter, from Old French dialect (Artois) gantier, from Latin cantherius horse of poor quality, rafter, trellis Date: 15th century 1. a frame for supporting… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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