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  • shantyman — shan·ty·man …   English syllables

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  • sea shanties —    Sea shanties, a sub genre of folk *song, were songs sung on board sailing ships to assist with the hard manual work involved by providing rhythmic co ordination among the team of workers and also enlivening their toil. The basic pattern of a… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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