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Chantey  n.  A sailor's song. "May we lift a deep-sea chantey such as seamen use at sea?"

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"Chantey" Quotes from Famous Books

... drum of the windlass, and without awaiting his instructions, the girl grasped the slack of the line and prepared to walk away with it as the rope paid in on the windlass. Cardigan inserted a belaying-pin in the windlass, paused and looked at the girl. "Raise a chantey," he suggested. Instantly she lifted a sweet contralto in that rollicking old ballad of ...
— The Valley of the Giants • Peter B. Kyne

Words linked to "Chantey" :   work song, shanty, chanty, sea chantey

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