a sailors’ song, especially one sung in rhythm to work.
noun (pl) -ties
a variant of shanty2
noun (pl) -teys
the usual US spelling of shanty2
1856, also shanty, chantey; probably an alteration of French chanter “to sing” (see chant (v.)); perhaps from French chantez, imperative of chanter.
a town in N France, N of Paris: lace manufacture. (sometimes lowercase). Also called Chantilly lace. a delicate silk, linen, or synthetic bobbin lace, in black or white, scalloped along one edge and often having an outlined design of scrolls or vases or baskets of flowers, widely used for bridal gowns and evening gowns. a […]
Also called Chantilly, Chantilly sauce. hollandaise sauce mixed with whipped cream. any prepared dish made light and fluffy or airy, as by the mixing in of whipped cream or beaten egg whites. prepared or served with whipped cream. a town in N France, N of Paris: lace manufacture. (sometimes lowercase). Also called Chantilly lace. a […]
verb to sing and weep at the same time
a woman who chants or sings.