shay

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One horse shay, circa 1910.

Etymology[edit]

Corruption of chaise, originally from French.

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Noun[edit]

shay (plural shays)

  1. A chaise.
    • 1836 CE, 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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