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chez

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chez

PRONUNCIATION:
(shay)

MEANING:
At the place of. (for example, at the home of, business of, etc.)

ETYMOLOGY:
From French chez, from Latin casa (cottage). The word is often used in the names of restaurants, for example, Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California.

USAGE:
"Then there was a debauched evening in Richmond chez Nicky Haslam, of which the less said the better."
Jessica Brinton; People Like Them; The Sunday Times (London, UK); Oct 26, 2008.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
The man who is always waving the flag usually waives what it stands for. -Laurence J. Peter, educator and author (1919-1990)

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