Definition of wanty in US English:

wanty

(also wantey)

noun

  • Chiefly English regional (southern). A band placed round a horse’s belly to harness it to the shafts of a cart or other vehicle.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Inventory Manor of Childerditch. From womb + tie.

Pronunciation

wanty

/ˈwɒnti/