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Definition of "shay" []

  • Informal A chaise. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shay" in a sentence
  • "And the bad news for mr. shay is that his cherished "silent, white, anglo-saxon, christian majority" just MAY not be the majority any longer!"
  • "Oromocto, in shay and waggon, steam-boat and catamaran, on horseback or on foot, as best they can."
  • "I was crying when I got into the 'shay' -- that's what we used to call it -- and old John Mulbery that drove it, and was a good-natured fellow, bought me a handful of apples at the Golden Lion to cheer me up a bit; and he told me that there was a currant-cake, and tea, and pork-chops, waiting for me, all hot, in my aunt's room at the great house."
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