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. Wha'll er misshus shay? – Mr-Punch-s-After-Dinner-Stories by Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir
  2. If you've quar'led with him, look oush- I shay, look oush! – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. 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)
  4. Fill thish up, I shay! – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  5. 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
  6. Shay, lil' girl, we mightish well make bes' of it. – Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane
  7. 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
  8. I'll meet you what time you shay to- night; you had besht take a little time. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu