chaise

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French chaise.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chaise (plural chaises)

  1. An open, horse-drawn carriage for one or two people, usually with one horse and two wheels.
    • 1877, Anna Sewell, Black Beauty Chapter 22[1]
      The next morning after breakfast, Joe put Merrylegs into the mistress's low chaise to take him to the vicarage; he came first and said good bye to us, and Merrylegs neighed to us from the yard.
  2. A chaise longue.
  3. A post chaise.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of chaire << Latin cathedra "seat" << Greek καθέδρα (kathedra)

NounEdit

chaise f (plural chaises)

  1. chair, seat.

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IrishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

chaise

  1. Lenited form of caise.
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 04:13