chaise

noun
\ 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

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The chaises are by McKinnon and Harris, the pool surround is Arizona sandstone, and the front door is painted in Benjamin Moore's Galaxy; the pond beyond was installed by water-garden designer Anthony Archer-Wills. Nancy Hass, ELLE Decor, "HOUSE TOUR: A Minimalist, Moroccan-Inspired Pool House In New York," 29 June 2016 Fabric on chaise, Astorga Azul Marino—Gastón y Daniela (T); brunschwig.com. House Beautiful, "November 2015 Issue Product Guide," 17 Oct. 2015 Make sure the linens are your best, and always have a lovely blanket on the chaise or the bedroom chair for their comfort. Tinsley Mortimer, Town & Country, "The Do's and Don'ts of Hosting Overnight Guests This Summer," 8 June 2017 Instead, consider placing two chaises together to create a single sofa, or go with a long one-armed sofa or loveseat. Cathy Hobbs, The Seattle Times, "How to pick the perfect sofa for your space," 18 Sep. 2018 The suites are no joke, either, complete with shades of cream and gold, chandeliers and chaises, and terraces perfect for a setting sun and a debate with legends over who's the GOAT. Laura Dannen Redman, Condé Nast Traveler, "You Can Hang With Former World Cup Players on Vacation," 11 July 2018 This one boasts an enclosed lounge with a fireplace, bar and kitchenette, surrounded by outdoor chaises, grills and cabanas with TVs. Jane Margolies, New York Times, "Big Units and Big Prices in New Upper West Side Rental," 1 June 2018 The gorgeous Christopher Knight chaise pictured above is on sale for $193. Emily Heller, Curbed, "All the best Memorial Day 2018 home goods sales to shop this week," 22 May 2018 In the opposite corner, the 1980s chaise is by Vladimir Kagan, the turquoise-and-brass tables are by Kam Tin, the 1960s floor lamp is Italian, and the pastel on paper is by Alexey Kamensky. As Told To Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "This London Pied-à-Terre Bans Dreariness with Midcentury Glam and Japanese Antiques," 25 Apr. 2018

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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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