noun Classical Mythology.
plural noun, singular Cha·ris [key-ris] /ˈkeɪ rɪs/.
Examples from the Web for charis
Then he put on a clean tunic, and went to join Charis and her guest.Stories from the Iliad|H. L. Havell
The transition from a single goddess, Charis, to a number or group of Charites, is marked in Homer.
The need of their assistance to the artist is indicated by the union of Hephaestus and Charis.
The word cross is in all probability the same as charis which means charity, and akin to chrestos which means good.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
Charis and Tyche were allegories, the latter having been represented sitting because happiness does not stand fast.History of Ancient Art|Franz von Reber