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Definition of the noun chaise

What does chaise mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: chaises

  1. a long chair; for reclining
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of chaise: chaise longue / daybed
    • more generic word: chair = a seat for one person, with a support for the back
  2. a carriage consisting of two wheels and a calash top; drawn by a single horse

Alternative definition of the noun chaise


  1. An open, horse-drawn carriage for one or two people, usually with one horse and two wheels.
  2. A chaise longue.
  3. A post chaise.


The Chaise, also known as the Monthoux, is a mountain river of eastern France. It flows through the departments Savoie and Haute-Savoie. It is a right tributary of the Arly which it joins in Ugine where, in the mid nineteenth century, it was crossed by a wooden bridge.


Chaise is a fictional character in the film Red Herring.

Phrases with Chaise

  1. chaise longue
  2. Chaise Lounge
  3. post chaise

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Chaise

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Google previewSeeing Europe with Famous Authors (2006)

Volum by Francis Halsey

PfiRE LA CHAISE* BY HKKBT WADSWOBTH LONGFELLOW The cemetery of Pere la Chaise is the Westminster Abbey of Paris. Both axe the dwellings of the dead ; but in one they repose in green alleys and_ beneath the open sky — in the ...

Google previewWords and Their Ways in English Speech (1901)

by James Bradstreet Greenough, George Lyman Kittredge

Chaise is a much- worn form of the Greek tcadeSpa (Jcathedra), 'a chair.' It has passed through L. cathedra (whence cathedral, from the bishop's throne), and Fr. chaire, 'pulpit,' the form chaise being an old Parisian dialectic pronunciation of ...

Google previewThe visitor or monthly instructor (1838)

Pere la Chaise is a place of much attraction : its great extent, its diversified walks, and the full view of Paris which it commands ; its varied monuments and memorials ; and the cypress, laurel, rose, and myrtle- trees, which adorn them, ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Interior Design (2014)

by Mark Hinchman

/chaise. percée. chabudai (1) A sunkenJapanese dining area with table close to ground level and recessed seating. (2) A short-legged table found in traditional Japanese homes; the ensemble may include ZABUTON or TATAMI in lieu of ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary (1788)

Oder Vollständiges Englisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von Nathan Bailey Herausgegeben; Jetzt Aber Fast Ganz Umgearbeitet, Vermehret und Verbessert Von Anton Ernst Klausing, ... by Nathan Bailey

le chef, praeses, der Präsident oder Vornehmste unter den Commissarien; uns porteur de chaise, fellarius, ein Sesselträger, Sänftenträger. Chair-Man or Chair-Bottomer, racommodeurou faiseur de chaises, faber ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

In French, for example, chaise (chair) is feminine, hence la chaise (the chair), and.

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

ratha, stage, sulky, Tcart, wagon 06 berlin, calash, chaise, drosky, gocart, hansom, herdic, landau, pochay, purdah, spider, spring, surrey 07britska, britzka, cariole, caroche, chariot, dogcart, droshky, hackney, phaeton, pillbox, ricksha, tilbury, ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster (1830)

by Edinburgh encyclopaedia

On the back half of the body is put a roof similar to the roof or hood of a two- wheeled chaise, to fold □jp or down at pleasure, and a leather cover made to go over the cushion of the front seat at such a height, only, as to admit the feet of the ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopaedia (1830)

On the back half of the body is put a roof similar to the roof or hood of a two- wheeled chaise, to fold up or down at...


by Sherif Okasha

spatial dimension (chaise long, taboret), quality (easy chair, overstuffed chair). Except for the functional category, as the analysis will show, the overspecifying features in all chair types belonging under the other four categories do ...

Google previewLouisiana Biographical Dictionary (1999)

by Jan Onofrio

John the Baptist, near New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Joseph Roy Villere, naval secretary of Louisiana under Louis XV, and of Louise Marguerite de la Chaise, granddaughter of one of the treasurers of the colony.

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Scrabble value of C3H4A1I1S1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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