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shan•ty



Pronunciation: (shan'tē), [key]
n., pl. -ties,
adj., v., -tied, -ty•ing.


n.
a crudely built hut, cabin, or house.

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or constituting a shanty or shanties: a shanty quarter outside the town walls.
2. of a low economic or social class, esp. when living in a shanty: shanty people.

v.i.
to inhabit a shanty.

shan•ty



Pronunciation: (shan'tē), [key]
n.,
pl. -ties.

chantey.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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