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Meaning of CHAISE

Pronunciation:  sheyz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a carriage consisting of two wheels and calash top; drawn by a single horse
  2. [n]  a long chair; for reclining
 

CHAISE is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: chaise longue, daybed, shay
 
 See Also: calash, calash top, caleche, carriage, chair, equipage, rig

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chaise\ (sh[=a]z), n. [F. chaise seat, or chair, chaise
or carriage, for chaire, from a peculiar Parisian
pronunciation. See {Chair}.]
1. A two-wheeled carriage for two persons, with a calash top,
   and the body hung on leather straps, or thorough-braces.
   It is usually drawn by one horse.

2. Loosely, a carriage in general. --Cowper.

 

 

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