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Cabin vs. Chalet

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Cabinnoun

(US) A small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.

‘Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin.’;

Chaletnoun

An alpine style of wooden building with a sloping roof and overhanging eaves.

Cabinnoun

(informal) A chalet or lodge, especially one that can hold large groups of people.

Chaletnoun

A herdsman's hut in the mountains of Switzerland.

‘Chalets are summer huts for the Swiss herdsmen.’;

Cabinnoun

A compartment on land, usually composed of logs.

Chaletnoun

A summer cottage or country house in the Swiss mountains; any country house built in the style of the Swiss cottages.

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Cabinnoun

A private room on a ship.

‘the captain's cabin:’; ‘Passengers shall remain in their cabins.’;

Chaletnoun

a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style

Cabinnoun

The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.

Chalet

A chalet (pronounced in British English; in American English usually ), also called Swiss chalet, is a type of building or house, typical of the Alpine region in Europe. It is made of wood, with a heavy, gently sloping roof and wide, well-supported eaves set at right angles to the front of the house.

Cabinnoun

The passenger area of an airplane.

Cabinnoun

The section of a passenger plane having the same class of service.

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Cabinnoun

A signal box.

Cabinnoun

A small room; an enclosed place.

Cabinnoun

(Indian English) A private office; particularly of a doctor, businessman, lawyer, or other professional.

Cabinverb

(transitive) To place in a cabin.

Cabinverb

To live in, or as if in, a cabin; to lodge.

Cabinnoun

A cottage or small house; a hut.

‘A hunting cabin in the west.’;

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Cabinnoun

A small room; an inclosed place.

‘So long in secret cabin there he heldHer captive.’;

Cabinnoun

A room in ship for officers or passengers.

Cabinverb

To live in, or as in, a cabin; to lodge.

‘I'll make you . . . cabin in a cave.’;

Cabinverb

To confine in, or as in, a cabin.

‘I am cabined, cribbed, confined, bound inTo saucy doubts and fears.’;

Cabinnoun

small room on a ship or boat where people sleep

Cabinnoun

a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area

Cabinnoun

the enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried

Cabinverb

confine to a small space, such as a cabin

Cabinnoun

a private room or compartment on a ship

‘she lay in her cabin on a steamer’;

Cabinnoun

the area for passengers in an aircraft

‘animals are not allowed in the cabin of the aircraft’;

Cabinnoun

a small wooden shelter or house in a wild or remote area

‘the cabin lay three miles into the reserve’;

Cabinnoun

a cubicle or individual work space within a larger office.

Cabinverb

confine within narrow bounds

‘once loosed, the idea of equality is not easily cabined’;

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