noun, plural chais [she] /ʃɛ/. French.

  1. a shed or other aboveground building where a winemaker stores wine in casks.


  1. a drink of tea made with cardamom and various other spices, milk, and a sweetener.


  1. tea, esp as made in India with added spices

“tea,” 1919, from the Russian or Arabic word for “tea” (see tea, and cf. cha). Now used especially of spiced teas.

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