chalet

[ sha-ley, shal-ey; French shah-le ]SEE DEFINITION OF chalet

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You did not tell me this when you came up to the chalet last night, and sent for me.

Nonsense: you must eat, for we have a long journey back to the chalet.

I remember he came an evening, soon after my arrival at the chalet, when dinner was late.

I fell an easy victim to the obituary editor that first evening in the chalet.

John Trumbull came to dine with us at the chalet the evening of my arrival.

Meanwhile my friends at the chalet were enough to keep me in good cheer.

The chalet now must be sought in the terrace garden of Cobham Hall.

A chalet is a sweet thing when you buy a little model of it at home.

But to my surprise and mortification, I found that there had been a chalet on top of it.

Apologize to your friends, and join me at the chalet at the end of the lake.

WORD ORIGIN

1782, from Swiss-French chalet "herdsman's hut, Alpine cottage," probably a diminutive of Old French chasel "farmhouse, house, abode, hut," perhaps from Vulgar Latin *casalis "belonging to a house," from Latin casa "house;" or from Old Provençal cala "small shelter for ships," from a pre-Latin language [Barnhart].

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHALET

cabin

nountiny house; lodging
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