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

Examples of chaise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Islanders rarely leave the villa and spend roughly 90% of their time sitting on chaise lounges, sucking on their personalized water bottles. Meredith Blakestaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 23 June 2022 Or slammed their finger in the jaws of a heavy teak adjustable chaise, ruining a perfectly lovely summer day? Sunset Magazine, 14 June 2022 The chaise lounger has raised support for your head and neck. Theresa Holland, Travel + Leisure, 1 June 2022 The wicker-and-metal chaise is adjustable, and features a curved back for extra comfort. Kathleen Willcox, Popular Mechanics, 16 May 2022 In addition to whimsical swan floats, oversized tubes, inflatable chaise loungers, towels and more, the playful collaboration includes this 20-inch beach ball that adds a punch of color to your coastal volleyball games. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 May 2022 The terrace in this classic Hollywood home uses patterned chaise longues in a Pindler & Pindler fabric, pillows in a Janus et Cie fabric, Moroccan lanterns, and antique English wicker chairs to give a small space lots of texture. Kelsey Mulvey, ELLE Decor, 10 May 2022 Take in the beauty of the south of France—and perhaps a quick nap—with a Dior chaise lounger and espadrilles to match. Madeline Fass, Vogue, 20 May 2022 The mini-chaise is designed for kids ages 3 to 8, with a weight capacity of about 80 pounds. Kathleen Willcox, Popular Mechanics, 16 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of chaise

1699, 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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Last Updated

1 Jul 2022

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“Chaise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chaise. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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