from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See chanty.
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An old fashioned "chantie" or in more polite language, a chamber pot.
I think Percy Smith was strongest at coon songs, and Trail sang all sorts, and G. and Kirke played accompaniments, whilst the writer picked out his own to a chantie respecting the procedure to be taken with an inebriated mariner -- such a merry evening!
Thefe do continually call vpon the care of the dcadjand with impor* tunate praifingitjdo make it to be preferred aboue all dutieful works of chantie.