GauntreeA frame for supporting barrels in a cellar or elsewhere.
Gauntree(Engin) A scaffolding or frame carrying a crane or other structure.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
ngauntreeA frame made to support a barrel or cask in a horizontal position with the bung uppermost.
ngauntreeA frame or scaffolding which supports a crane or other structure.
ngauntreeAlso spelled gawntree.
ngauntreeA form of traveling crane in which two horizontal girders carry the hoisting-crab which is free to travel along them. The girders are supported at. their ends by a braced vertical frame which is borne on wheels at its feet, the wheels running upon a proper track. The traverse of the gauntree as a whole along the rails, and the traverse of the crab at right angles thereto, enable it to command any point in a long rectangular area. See gauntree crane.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. chantier, LL. cantarium, fr. L. canterius, trellis, sort of frame