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Cabin


CABIN, noun

1. A small room; an inclosed place.

2. A cottage; a hut, or small house.

3. A tent; a shed; any covered place for a temporary residence.

4. An apartment in a ship for officers and passengers. In large ships there are several cabins, the principal of which is occupied by the commander. In small vessels, there is one cabin in the stern for the accommodation of the officers and passengers. The bed-places in ships are also called cabins.

CABIN, verb intransitive To live in a cabin; to lodge.

CABIN, verb transitive To confine in a cabin