chaise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chaise. Doublet of chair.

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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.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally, simply a variant of chaire. From Middle French chaire, inherited from Latin cathedra (seat), a borrowing from Ancient Greek καθέδρα (kathédra). Doublet of chaire and cathèdre.

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  • IPA(key): /ʃɛz/
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Noun[edit]

chaise f (plural chaises)

  1. chair, seat.

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Adjective[edit]

chaise

  1. Lenited form of caise.