Some stalks, however, were trodden down and broken around the shanty; she could move more easily and see where she was going.
Probably they thought that the breaking of the lantern had communicated the flame to the shanty.
Two men were lounging in front of the shanty, chatting to the toll-man.
I took a couple of axes from the shanty at the landing, and we embarked.
Pop made a guilty attempt to appear guileless, and told the farmer that he wished to build a shanty and raise potatoes.
They walked back to the shanty of Cuffy, and found him seated in his kitchen.
So Yan went forward rather cautiously and knocked at the open door of the shanty.
The night was chilly but the fire flooded our shanty with its warm glow.
He left the embankment and passed back to the shanty where the council of peace had been held.
Then, "I wonder if they've got any fowls left in that shanty over there?"
"rough cabin," 1820, from Canadian French chantier "lumberjack's headquarters," in French, "timberyard, dock," from Old French chantier "gantry," from Latin cantherius "rafter, frame" (see gantry). Shanty Irish in reference to the Irish underclass in the U.S., is from 1928 (title of a book by Jim Tully).
"sea song," 1867, alternative spelling of chanty (n.).
[origin uncertain; perhaps fr Irish sean-tig, ''old house''; perhaps fr Canadian French chantier, although this is more probably a borrowing of shanty]