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chaise


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chaise  \Chaise\  (sh[=a]z),  n.  [F.  chaise  seat,  or  chair,  chaise 
  or  carriage,  for  chaire,  from  a  peculiar  Parisian 
  pronunciation.  See  {Chair}.] 
  1.  A  two-wheeled  carriage  for  two  persons,  with  a  calash  top 
  and  the  body  hung  on  leather  straps,  or  thorough-braces. 
  It  is  usually  drawn  by  one  horse. 
 
  2.  Loosely,  a  carriage  in  general.  --Cowper. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chaise 
  n  1:  a  long  chair;  for  reclining  [syn:  {chaise  longue},  {daybed}] 
  2:  two  wheels  and  calash  top  drawn  by  a  single  horse 




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