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shanty

US [ˈʃænti]
UK ['ʃænti]
  • n.棚屋;水手号子(旧时水手边拉绳索等边唱的歌)
  • Web简陋小屋;简陋的小木屋;窝棚
Plural Form:shanties  
shanty
n.
1.
棚屋,简陋小屋(常搭建于城市边缘)a small house, built of pieces of wood, metal and cardboard, where very poor people live, especially on the edge of a big city
2.
水手号子(旧时水手边拉绳索等边唱的歌)a song that sailors traditionally used to sing while pulling ropes, etc.

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