Meaning shay
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1717, back-formation from chaise (q.v.), wrangled into English and mistaken for a plural.
Source: etymonline.com

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(n) a carriage consisting of two wheels and a calash top; drawn by a single horse
Source: beedictionary.com

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A steam locomotive adapted to logging and noted for agility and indestructibility.
Source: pacificforestfoundation.org

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A chaise. * en|Dickens|The Pickwick Papers|28|quote=Master sent me over with the shay-cart, to carry your luggage up to the house. He’d ha’ sent some saddle-horses, but he thought you’d rathe [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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oforigin, variant of Shea, anglicised fromtransferred from the surname; also a short form of Seamus. transferred from the surname.
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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