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chanty, shanty
chanty (CHAN tee) (noun)
A song sung by sailors to the rhythm of their movements while working: The singer always included a sea chanty or two in her performance.
shanty (SHAN tee) (noun)
A roughly built, often ramshackle cabin; a shack: The old shanty by the river was destroyed when the river flooded.

The old river pilot lived in a shanty near the river and often entertained passersby by singing a familiar chanty about the river boats of the past.