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CUB, noun

1. The young of certain quadrupeds, as the bear and the fox; a puppy; a whelp. Waller uses the word for the young of the whale.

2. A young boy or girl, in contempt.

CUB, noun A stall for cattle. [Not in use.]

CUB, verb transitive To bring forth a cub or cubs. In contempt, to bring forth young, as a woman.

CUB, verb transitive To shut up or confine. [Not in use.]