\ ˈshāz How to pronounce chaise (audio) , ˈshez \

Definition of chaise

1 : any of various light horse-drawn vehicles: such as
a : a 2-wheeled carriage for one or two persons with a folding top

Examples of chaise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don't know the difference between a daybed and a chaise? The House Beautiful Team, House Beautiful, "Design Question? Ask an Expert Here," 20 Dec. 2020 This huge leather sectional with chaise is great for when the whole fam. Mark Brezinski, USA TODAY, "Black Friday 2020: The best Macy's deals you can already get," 26 Nov. 2020 This month, Holladay is expanding her own furniture collection, which already includes a channel-back sofa in a creamy Italian bouclé, a dining table, and a marble chaise. Camille Okhio, ELLE Decor, "This New Squad of Digitally Savvy Dealers Is Fueling an Antiques Resurgence," 19 Nov. 2020 On sunny days, chaise lounges will line the patio and the cocktail bar will throw its windows open, serving frozen drinks and snacks to anyone wishing to stop by. Leslie Pariseau, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Chloe: First In," 29 Oct. 2020 With a reversible chaise/ottoman and removable cushion covers for washing, the compact piece is ideal for apartments, second living spaces and finished basements alike. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "20 Amazon furniture pieces that look way more expensive than they are," 21 Sep. 2020 The chaise can be conveniently moved to either end to accommodate various room layouts and provide extra seating for company. Popular Science, "Affordable and stylish sectional sofas for any home," 18 Sep. 2020 The space features a large swimming pool with 161 chaise longues, views of Lake Carolyn, daybeds, private cabanas, yard games, tree swings and a swanky bar. Sarah Bahari, Dallas News, "Here’s a round-up of patios in Irving to check out as the weather cools," 17 Sep. 2020 Rodney’s yummy presses against the vision of Claire lounging on a chaise at the Kenwood swimming pool. David Gilbert, The New Yorker, "Cicadia," 17 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of chaise

1701, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for chaise

French, chair, chaise, alteration of Old French chaiere chair

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28 Dec 2020

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