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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.

  • Shack (noun)

    A crude, roughly built hut or cabin.

  • Shack (noun)

    Any unpleasant, poorly constructed or poorly furnished building.

  • Shack (noun)

    Grain fallen to the ground and left after harvest.

  • Shack (noun)

    Nuts which have fallen to the ground.

  • Shack (noun)

    Freedom to pasturage in order to feed upon shack.

  • Shack (noun)

    A shiftless fellow; a low, itinerant beggar; a vagabond; a tramp.

  • Shack (verb)

    To live (in or with); to shack up.

  • Shack (verb)

    To shed or fall, as corn or grain at harvest.

  • Shack (verb)

    To feed in stubble, or upon waste.

  • Shack (verb)

    To wander as a vagabond or tramp.

Wiktionary
  • 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"

  • Shack (noun)

    a roughly built hut or cabin.

  • Shack (verb)

    move in or live with someone as a lover

    "they won't believe I've shacked up with someone so good-looking"

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.

  • Shack

    To shed or fall, as corn or grain at harvest.

  • Shack

    To feed in stubble, or upon waste corn.

  • Shack

    To wander as a vagabond or a tramp.

  • Shack (noun)

    a small simple dwelling, usually having only one room and of flimsy construction; a hut; a shanty; a cabin.

  • Shack (noun)

    The grain left after harvest or gleaning; also, nuts which have fallen to the ground.

  • Shack (noun)

    Liberty of winter pasturage.

  • Shack (noun)

    A shiftless fellow; a low, itinerant beggar; a vagabond; a tramp.

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

  • Shack (noun)

    small crude shelter used as a dwelling

  • Shack (verb)

    make one's home or live in;

    "She resides officially in Iceland"

    "I live in a 200-year old house"

    "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"

    "The plains are sparsely populated"

  • Shack (verb)

    move, proceed, or walk draggingly pr slowly;

    "John trailed behind behis class mates"

    "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart"

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