Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
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.
A hunting cabin in the west.
2. A small room; an inclosed place.
So long in secret cabin there he held
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.
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.
Cab"in, v. t. To confine in, or as in, a cabin.
I am cabined, cribbed, confined, bound in
To saucy doubts and fears.