\ ˈshā How to pronounce chez (audio) \

Definition of chez

: at or in the home or business place of

First Known Use of chez

1740, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chez

French, from Latin casa cottage

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“Chez.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chez. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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