Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Cabin (Page: 199)

Cab"in (?), n. [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]

1. A cottage or small house; a hut. Swift.

A hunting cabin in the west. E. Everett.

2. A small room; an inclosed place.

So long in secret cabin there he held Her captive. Spenser.

3. A room in ship for officers or passengers. Cabin boy, a boy whose duty is wait on the officers and passengers in the cabin of a ship.


Cabin (Page: 199)

Cab"in v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cabined (-?nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cabining.] To live in, or as in, a cabin; to lodge.

I'll make you . . . cabin in a cave. Shak.

Cabin (Page: 199)

Cab"in, v. t. To confine in, or as in, a cabin.

I am cabined, cribbed, confined, bound in To saucy doubts and fears. Shak.