One entry found for chantey.
Main Entry: chanĚtey
Variant(s): or chanĚty /shant-, chant- /; or shanĚty /shant-/
Inflected Form(s): plural chanteysor chantiesor shanties
Etymology: from French chanter "to sing," derived from Latin canere "to sing" --related to CANTATA, CHANT, CHARM : a song sung by sailors in rhythm with their work