chaise: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (shāz), [key]
— n.
  1. a light, open carriage, usually with a hood, esp. a one-horse, two-wheeled carriage for two persons; shay.
  2. See
  3. a chaise longue, esp. a light one used out of doors.
  4. Also called
    1. a gold coin of France, first issued in the early 14th century, which bears a figure of the king seated on a large throne.
    2. an Anglo-Gallic copy of this coin, issued by Edward III.
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