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'orPronunciation: (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.