chaise

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noun \ˈshāz, ˈshez\

Definition of chaise

  1. 1 :  any of various light horse-drawn vehicles: such asa :  a 2-wheeled carriage for one or two persons with a folding topb :  post chaise

  2. 2 :  chaise longue

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Origin and Etymology of chaise

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


First Known Use: 1701

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