post chaise

noun

Definition of post chaise

: a carriage usually having a closed body on four wheels and seating two to four persons

Examples of post chaise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Such vehicles were nothing new: Chariots came from the Romans, the curricle chair applied to royalty, and the French post chaise became the one-horse shay. Brenda Yenke, cleveland.com, "Adaptations from the chariots to the rose: Yenke Peddler antiques column," 7 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of post chaise

1712, in the meaning defined above

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“Post chaise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/post%20chaise. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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