- n. Plural form of shanty.
“Giant eyes stare from the roofs of tin shanties in Brazil.”
“From there you are constantly being whipped forced to live in shanties and pick crops for no pay and no freedom.”
“A third of residents live in shanties without sanitation and water.”
“The university is gaining widespread recognition for the quality of that education, but thrifty education shoppers have known this since before the days of the GI bill, when veterans lived in shanties where Cassell Coliseum now stands.”
“The hide and seek games, the desires to convert a blanket into a tent, the instinct for "shanties" -- which all boys universally manifest -- we are told that these forms of play are but the echo of remote ages when our ancestors sojourned in caves, lived in tents, or dwelt in the mountain fastness.”
“The lumbering operations constituted the staple commerce, and the shanties were the winter homes of the greater number of the people.”
“Victoria would be called shanties -- huts built of wood and canvas -- some of the larger of them being labelled "Saloon," "Eating-house,”
“One of the shanties was the future hotel of the place, at present, however, affording accommodation to neither man nor beast.”
“Lorillard imported Italian and Slovak immigrants to build Tuxedo Park, and he rather thoughtlessly, but true to the period, named the shanties in which they lived “Fifth Avenue,” “Broadway,” and “Wall Street;” the workers mess hall was “Delmonico’s.””
“There was bustle and movement everywhere, shrieking steam-whistles, quay porters with cases on their shoulders, lively "shanties" coming from the prams.”
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