Pronunciation: (ka-yā', kä-; Fr. ka-yā'), [key]
—pl. -hiersPronunciation: (-yāz'; Fr. -yā'). [key]
1. Bookbinding.a number of sheets of paper or leaves of a book placed together, as for binding.
2. a report of the proceedings of any body: A cahier of the committee was presented to the legislature.
3. (italics) French.
a. notebook; exercise book; journal.
b. paperback book.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.