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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gauntree  \Gaun"tree\,  Gauntry  \Gaun"try\,  n.  [F.  chantier,  LL 
  cantarium  fr  L.  canterius  trellis,  sort  of  frame.] 
  1.  A  frame  for  supporting  barrels  in  a  cellar  or  elsewhere. 
  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  2.  (Engin.)  A  scaffolding  or  frame  carrying  a  crane  or  other 
  structure.  --Knight. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gauntry 
  n  :  a  structure  of  steel  bars  raised  on  side  supports  to  bridge 
  over  or  around  something  can  display  railway  signals 
  above  several  tracks  or  can  support  a  traveling  crane 
  etc  [syn:  {gantry}] 




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