American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A taxicab.
- n. The covered compartment of a heavy vehicle or machine, such as a truck or locomotive, in which the operator or driver sits.
- n. A one-horse vehicle for public hire.
- v. To ride or travel in a taxicab: We cabbed to the opera.
- v. To drive a taxicab: a student who cabbed for a living.
- n. An ancient Hebrew unit of measure equal to about 2 liters (2.1 quarts).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hackney carriage with either two or four wheels, drawn by one horse; a cabriolet.
- n. The hooded or covered part of a locomotive, which protects the engineer and fireman from the weather.
- To pass over in a cab: as, to cab the distance: often used with an indefinite it: as, I'll cab it to Whitehall.
- n. Any sticky substance.
- n. A small number of persons secretly united in the performance of some undertaking.
- n. A Hebrew measure of capacity, for both dry and liquid matter. It was equal to 2.021 liters, or
United States pints. Other statements appear to be due to confusion of different measures by Greek metrologists; but a great cab, of the ordinary size, is mentioned in the Talmud.
- n. See capel.
- n. A translation (usually literal) of a classical or other work in a foreign language, surreptitiously used by school-boys and students in preparing their lessons or recitations; a crib.
- To appropriate dishonestly and on the sly; crib; purloin.
- n. US A taxi; a taxicab.
- n. Compartment at the front of a truck or train for the driver
- n. Any of several four-wheeled carriages; a cabriolet
- n. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure, held by some to have been about 1.4 liters, by others about 2.4 liters.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A kind of close carriage with two or four wheels, usually a public vehicle.
- n. The covered part of a locomotive, in which the engineer has his station.
- n. A Hebrew dry measure, containing a little over two (2.37) pints.
- n. small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
- n. a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
- n. a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
- v. ride in a taxicab
- From Hebrew קב (káv). (Wiktionary)
- Short for cabriolet.Hebrew qab. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“If you hear the term cab within the trick's name, it means the rider came into the trick riding switch and landed regular.”
“On top of that crane there used to be a cab, what they call a cab on top of it, about the size of a small fire truck.”
“If you have those numbers you can tell at a glance if a cab is a pirate.”
“You also talk a bit about how conceiving of racism simply as having problems driving while black or being unable to get a cab is a dangerous form of forgetting on the part of black people.”
“First, my temper was tried by the almost interminable journey, in the noisy and comfortless vehicle which they call a cab, from the river-wharf to the west-end of London, where Marmaduke lives.”
“The other kind of cab is the yellow or "standard" cab - mostly small sedans.”
“I got my sorts back after I got off my feet, and we went to the English Market and to Other Realms after eating, and came home in the pouring rain. * laugh* It was raining harder than I thought, or I'd have said we should call a cab from the train station, but instead we huddled under the one rather small umbrella we had and charged up to an lar, clinging to each other and giggling.”
“I was supposed to meet Mrs. Girard at the admin building in five minutes—she was calling a cab to drive me to the station.”
“The last one was mainly because the cops decided if you had a box of shells and gun in your cab is was considered loaded even if it was empty.”
“The cab is like a pickup and the back is an extremely high flat bed (about a meter and a half off the ground).”
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