Noun(1) small crude shelter used as a dwelling(2) a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors
(1) His house is roofless and a small shanty next to it serves as a shelter.(2) It's a fascinating remnant of a little-known corner of history - a shanty sung by black ocean-going sailors, lamenting their unequal pay.(3) It spins to the music of Christine, music tormentingly cheerful like some mad maiden's shanty for a sailor gone away to sea.(4) The musical form and melodic characteristics suggest the Anglo-Celtic and African influences of the multinational workforce that sang the shanty .(5) The best moment of this set is the interlude between Scenes 2 and 3 in Act One, with the sound of moonlight on the water, the gentle heaving of the terrifying sea, and sailors below-decks keeping their courage up singing by sea chanteys .(6) Now those people live close to his village in shanties .(7) In Helen Mirra's video The Ballad of Myra Furrow, the artist, dressed in a peacoat and cap, sings a sea chantey as she stands before Lake Michigan in the drizzling rain.(8) In addition, sea songs and shanties will be supported by a vast array of maritime-themed events and activities.(9) I stood at that wheel with confidence; my crew was singing shanties as they always did.(10) Cite Soleil, the capital's front door, is a 27 sq mile slum where an estimated one million people live in shanties lacking plumbing, electricity or permanent roofs.(11) Songs and shanties were put to the tunes being played, and hoots and cheers of laughter followed the dancing as the sun began to set and the party began.(12) As the album winds its way down, his role comes to the fore, the gentleness setting the lullabies and chanteys in a peaceful sea for ├ö├ç├┐Canopy of Heaven├ö├ç├û and ├ö├ç├┐A Fire Under the Stars├ö├ç├û.(13) They set up their humble shanties at the confluence of the Lumpur and Klang rivers (In fact, Kuala Lumpur means a ├ö├ç├┐muddy confluence├ö├ç├û in Malay).(14) The poorest peasants and urban dwellers build their own adobe huts or wooden shanties .(15) Squatters' shanties can be found on the fringes of the cities.(16) There are drooping shanties , skinny dogs and an old man bent over his plants.
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