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chaise



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 post chaise.
3. a chaise longue, esp. a light one used out of doors.
4. Also called chaise d'or Pronunciation: (shāz dôr'). [key] Numis.
a. a gold coin of France, first issued in the early 14th century, which bears a figure of the king seated on a large throne.
b. an Anglo-Gallic copy of this coin, issued by Edward III.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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