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 crane or other structure. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


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  • gauntry — [gôn′trē] n. pl. gauntries var. of GANTRY …   English World dictionary

  • gauntry — /gawn tree/, n., pl. gauntries. gantry. * * * …   Universalium

  • gauntry — gaun·try || gɔːntrɪ adj. of or pertaining to a framework from which rockets or missiles are launched; of or pertaining to framework which holds railroad signals; of or pertaining to a framework which supports barrels n. framework from which… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gauntry — /ˈgɔntri/ (say gawntree) noun (plural gauntries) → gantry …   Australian English dictionary

  • gauntry —  that on which beer barrels are set in a cellar ; a beer stall. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • gauntry — var. of GANTRY 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gantry — /gan tree/, n., pl. gantries. 1. a framework spanning a railroad track or tracks for displaying signals. 2. any of various spanning frameworks, as a bridgelike portion of certain cranes. 3. Rocketry. a frame consisting of scaffolds on various… …   Universalium

  • gantries — gan·try || gæntrɪ n. framework from which rockets or missiles are launched; framework which holds railroad signals; framework which supports barrels (also gauntry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gantry — gan·try || gæntrɪ n. framework from which rockets or missiles are launched; framework which holds railroad signals; framework which supports barrels (also gauntry) …   English contemporary dictionary

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