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Noun: sea shanty
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: sea chantey)
  1. A rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors
    - chantey [N. Amer], chanty [N. Amer], sea chantey [N. Amer], shanty

Derived forms: sea shanties

Type of: work song

Encyclopedia: Sea shanty