Definitions of shay

  1. a carriage consisting of two wheels and calash top; drawn by a single horse
  2. A chaise.
  3. A chaise. Lamb.

Usage examples for shay

  1. The shay arrived on time to the second. – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  2. Bring him into the shay." – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  3. It'sh no good your frowning at me like that; I shay I love Ida. – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  4. I'll meet you what time you shay to- night; you had besht take a little time. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  5. Only a glance to one side did he spare when the shrill of a whistle located the fat figure of Pudge O'Shay, both hands and feet animated by a frenzy of outraged authority. – Lonesome Town by Ethel and James Dorrance
  6. If you've quar'led with him, look oush- I shay, look oush! – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  7. 18 Referring to Shay's rebellion. – Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
  8. I am provided with a horse and shay to ride to meatin. – Spinning-Wheel Stories by Louisa May Alcott
  9. Couldn't even shay good night to lovely Louishe. – Torchy and Vee by Sewell Ford
  10. Shay, lil' girl, we mightish well make bes' of it. – Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane
  11. In 1787 he commanded the troops who quelled the rebellion of Shay and Day. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  12. Fill thish up, I shay! – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  13. " Go and order the closed shay, Warrington. – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  14. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1922. Shay, Frank, and Loving, Pierre, Fifty Contemporary One- Act Plays. – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
  15. It isn'teverybody that can ride to heaven in a C- spring shay, as my poor husband used to say; and life 's a road that 's got a good many thank- you- ma'ams to go bumpin' over, says he. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. He scarce gets the beloved but sighed- over Shay home when he thus notes:- Went to the beach with 3 of the Children in my Shay. – Stage-coach and Tavern Days by Alice Morse Earle
  17. Wha'll er misshus shay? – Mr-Punch-s-After-Dinner-Stories by Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir
  18. Shay, where's Vic tonight? – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter
  19. At precisely twelve o'clock on the day appointed for the funeral Jake drove his white mule and shay to the door of the Brock House. – The Cromptons by Mary J. Holmes
  20. Poet of the One- Hoss Shay Said, " No Extra Charge" The lobby, in the earlier country tavern, was universally called the bar- room. – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill