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English noun: shanty

1. shanty (artifact) small crude shelter used as a dwelling


Synonymshovel, hut, hutch, shack


Broader (hypernym)shelter


Narrower (hyponym)igloo, iglu, mudhif

2. shanty (communication) a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors


Synonymschantey, chanty, sea chantey


Broader (hypernym)work song









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