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Meaning of CABIN

Pronunciation:  'kabin

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried
  2. [n]  small room on a ship or boat where people sleep
  3. [n]  a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area
  4. [v]  confine to a small space, such as a cabin

CABIN is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: aircraft, ballistic capsule, compartment, confine, house, liner, log cabin, ocean liner, overhead, pressure cabin, space vehicle, spacecraft, stateroom



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cab"in\ (k[a^]b"[i^]n), 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.
    3. A room in ship for officers or passengers.
    {Cabin boy}, a boy whose duty is to wait on the officers and
       passengers in the cabin of a ship.
  2. \Cab"in\ v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cabined} (-[i^]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.
  3. \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.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of being in a cabin indicates that you can succeed via your own means. It suggests that you are self-reliant and independent, yet humble. You prefer the simpler things in life.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: berth, blockhouse, box, bungalow, chalet, compartment, cot, cote, cottage, cuddy, deckhouse, house, hut, lodge, log cabin, love nest, pied-a-terre, saloon, shack, shanty, shelter cabin, snuggery, stateroom