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  • n. Archaic form of gantry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A frame for supporting barrels in a cellar or elsewhere.
  • n. A scaffolding or frame carrying a crane or other structure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A frame made to support a barrel or cask in a horizontal position with the bung uppermost.
  • n. A frame or scaffolding which supports a crane or other structure.
  • n. Also spelled gawntree.
  • n. A form of traveling crane in which two horizontal girders carry the hoisting-crab which is free to travel along them.

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