Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as wanigan.

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Examples

  • Wherever camp was made on a river-drive and the men paid Same as ark, shanty-boat.

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  • I knew the man; he lived in a shanty-boat not far from my house -- a curious affair with shelves full of dishes and tinware.

    The Case of Jennie Brice

  • Monday morning, during the height of the flood, he had seen from his shanty-boat a small skiff caught in the current near the Ninth Street bridge.

    The Case of Jennie Brice

  • I knew the man; he lived in a shanty-boat not far from my house – a curious affair with shelves full of dishes and tinware.

    The Case of Jennie Brice

  • He testified to what I already knew – that between three and four on Monday morning, during the height of the flood, he had seen from his shanty-boat a small skiff caught in the current near the Ninth Street bridge.

    The Case of Jennie Brice

  • They stood on the shanty-boat until the light began to diminish and then went to bed.

    Shawn of Skarrow

  • It had been the dream of his life to go down the river with Burney, for how often had he sat on the wharf-boat at Skarrow listening to Burney's tales of shanty-boat life on the lower

    Shawn of Skarrow

  • They rowed down to the shanty-boat and Burney built a big fire on the shore.

    Shawn of Skarrow

  • John Burney was standing on the bow of his shanty-boat, with a long steering-oar in his hand.

    Shawn of Skarrow

  • He thought of the many kindnesses shown him by these friends, and, perhaps, wondered how his mother might have missed him since the night he stole away with old John Burney, who made these shanty-boat trips every autumn.

    Shawn of Skarrow

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