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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chantey  \Chant"ey\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  chanter  to  sing,  and  {Chant}.  n.] 
  A  sailor's  song. 
 
  May  we  lift  a  deep-sea  chantey  such  as  seamen  use  at 
  sea?  --Kipling. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chantey 
  n  :  a  rhythmical  work  song  originally  sung  by  sailors  [syn:  {chanty}, 
  {sea  chantey},  {shanty}] 




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