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Cabin vs. Cottage

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Main Difference

The main difference between Cabin and Cottage is that the Cabin is a they are made of wood, more specifically, logs and Cottage is a that they can be made of a variety of materials, ranging from wood to brick to stone to mud and sod.

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  • Cabin (noun)

    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."

  • Cabin (noun)

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

  • Cabin (noun)

    A compartment on land, usually composed of logs.

  • Cabin (noun)

    A private room on a ship.

    "the captain's cabin:"

    "Passengers shall remain in their cabins."

  • Cabin (noun)

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

  • Cabin (noun)

    The passenger area of an airplane.

  • Cabin (noun)

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

  • Cabin (noun)

    A signal box.

  • Cabin (noun)

    A small room; an enclosed place.

  • Cabin (noun)

    A private office; particularly of a doctor, businessman, lawyer, or other professional.

  • Cabin (verb)

    To place in a cabin.

  • Cabin (verb)

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

  • Cottage (noun)

    A small house; a cot; a hut.

  • Cottage (noun)

    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."

  • Cottage (noun)

    A public lavatory

  • Cottage (verb)

    To stay at a seasonal home, to go cottaging.

  • Cottage (verb)

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

Wiktionary
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  • Cabin (noun)

    a private room or compartment on a ship

    "she lay in her cabin on a steamer"

  • Cabin (noun)

    the area for passengers in an aircraft

    "animals are not allowed in the cabin of the aircraft"

  • Cabin (noun)

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

    "the cabin lay three miles into the reserve"

  • Cabin (noun)

    a cubicle or individual work space within a larger office.

  • Cabin (verb)

    confine within narrow bounds

    "once loosed, the idea of equality is not easily cabined"

  • Cottage (noun)

    a small house, typically one in the country

    "a holiday cottage"

  • Cottage (noun)

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

    "farm cottages"

  • Cottage (noun)

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

  • Cottage (verb)

    perform homosexual acts in a public toilet

    "I was busted for cottaging"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Cabin (noun)

    A cottage or small house; a hut.

  • Cabin (noun)

    A small room; an inclosed place.

  • Cabin (noun)

    A room in ship for officers or passengers.

  • Cabin (verb)

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

  • Cabin

    To confine in, or as in, a cabin.

  • Cottage (noun)

    A small house; a cot; a hut.

Webster Dictionary
  • Cabin (noun)

    small room on a ship or boat where people sleep

  • Cabin (noun)

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

  • Cabin (noun)

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

  • Cabin (verb)

    confine to a small space, such as a cabin

  • Cottage (noun)

    a small house with a single story

Princeton's WordNet

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