from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A song sung to accompany work, typically having a steady rhythm.

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  • noun A song, sung during work, with a rhythm that helps to coordinate activities

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  • noun a usually rhythmical song to accompany repetitious work


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