See also: Shay

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One horse shay, circa 1910.

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Corruption of chaise, originally from French.

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shay (plural shays)

  1. A chaise.
    • 1766, George Colman & David Garrick, The Clandestine Marriage, Act iv, Scene 1.
      The poſt-ſhay ſhall be at the door by ſix o'clock in the morning; and if Miſs Fanny does not get into it, why I will, and ſo there's an end of the matter.
    • 1836, Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers 28:
      Master sent me over with the shay-cart, to carry your luggage up to the house. He’d ha’ sent some saddle-horses, but he thought you’d rather walk, being a cold day.

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shay

  1. tea