chanty 1856, also shanty, probably an alteration of Fr. chanter "to sing" (see CHANT (Cf. chant)).

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  • chanty — chan|ty [ ʃænti ] noun count AMERICAN a song that sailors sing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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