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Cabin vs. Cottage

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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.’;

Cottagenoun

A small house; a cot; a hut.

Cabinnoun

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

Cottagenoun

A seasonal home of any size or stature. A recreational home or a home in a remote location.

‘Most cottages in the area were larger and more elaborate than my home.’;

Cabinnoun

A compartment on land, usually composed of logs.

Cottagenoun

A public lavatory

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Cabinnoun

A private room on a ship.

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

Cottagenoun

as a meeting place for homosexual men.

Cabinnoun

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

Cottageverb

To stay at a seasonal home, to go cottaging.

Cabinnoun

The passenger area of an airplane.

Cottageverb

To have homosexual sex in a public lavatory; to practice cottaging.

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Cabinnoun

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

Cottagenoun

A small house; a cot; a hut.

Cabinnoun

A signal box.

Cottagenoun

a small house with a single story

Cabinnoun

A small room; an enclosed place.

Cottagenoun

a small house, typically one in the country

‘a holiday cottage’;

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Cabinnoun

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

Cottagenoun

a simple house forming part of a farm, used by a worker

‘farm cottages’;

Cabinverb

(transitive) To place in a cabin.

Cottagenoun

(in the context of casual homosexual encounters) a public toilet.

Cabinverb

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

Cottageverb

perform homosexual acts in a public toilet

‘I was busted for cottaging’;

Cabinnoun

A cottage or small house; a hut.

‘A hunting cabin in the west.’;

Cottage

A cottage is typically a small house. It may carry the connotation of being an old or old-fashioned building.

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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