Definition of Shanties

1. Noun. (plural of shanty) ¹



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Definition of Shanties

1. shanty [n] - See also: shanty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shanties

shankers
shanking
shankpiece
shankpieces
shanks
shanks' mare
shanks' nag
shanks' pony
shannies
shannonite
shanny
shans
shantey
shanteys
shanti
shanties (current term)
shantih
shantihs
shantis
shants
shantung
shantungs
shanty
shanty town
shanty towns
shantylike
shantyman
shantymen
shantytown
shantytowns

Literary usage of Shanties

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1. The American Boys Handy Book by Daniel Carter Beard (1890)
"WINTER FISHING—SPEARING AND SNARING- FISHERMEN'S MOVABLE shanties, ETC. The pleasures of fishing are naturally an^ almost invariably connected in our minds ..."

2. Pen and Pencil Sketches of the Great Riots: An Illustrated History of the by Joel Tyler Headley (1882)
"Strange Assortment of Plunder gathered in the Cellars and shanties of the Rioters.—Search for it exasperates the Irish.—Noble Conduct of the Sanitary Police ..."

3. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"A CLUSTER OF shanties IN SHANTYTOWN. The investigator who regarded it simply as the capital of the kingdom of Misrule soon found his mistake. ..."

4. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"A CLUSTER OK shanties IN SHANTYTOWN. The investigator who regarded it simply as the capital of the kingdom of Misrule soon found his mistake. ..."

5. Great Cities in America: Their Problems and Their Government by Delos Franklin Wilcox (1910)
""Alleys, tenements, and shanties." — I have already quoted Mr. Weller's definition of the " average alley" in the city of Washington. ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1892)
"fi~h through the ice is largely curried on, and at one time over 2.000 persons have camped out on the ice in small shanties. The other industries in 1887 ..."

7. Girls and Education by Le Baron Russell Briggs (1911)
"One is by looking beyond the scroll-saw shanties with signboards on them, beyond the strutting youth with his hand thrust into the arm of that awful girl in ..."

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