variants or shantyman or less commonly shanteyman
plural chanteymen or shantymen
: one who sings the verses of chanteys and thereby sets the time and rhythm for them and for the work they accompany
: one noted for singing of chanteys often with improvisations

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“Chanteyman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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