from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who occupies the same cabin with another.


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  • London keeps a steely grip on all the secrets of this episode of the Sun-Dog Trail, letting Sitka Charley close the tale by telling his cabin-mate: It is a picture I remember ...

    “I ain't never goin' to work again. . . . I'm plum tired out.”

  • According to Jimmy Ullman, a boyhood friend and cabin-mate of Donald Kahn, the words to "Thanks for the Pines" for that very first performance were copied out onto individual sheets so that all the campers, counselors and staff could have them.

    Robert J. Elisberg: The Big Story Behind a Little Song

  • He was aroused next morning by a knock at the door, and leaping up, he discovered that his cabin-mate was already about and dressed for the day.

    Keeper of the Keys

  • Dudley looked enquiringly at his cabin-mate, knowing that Mutton Chop was Laxdale's servant.

    Wilmshurst of the Frontier Force

  • He remained there, glum, malevolent, watchful, until his cabin-mate had leisurely cleared the table, washed and put away his dishes; then with a sigh of fat repletion, unmistakably intended as a provocation, the tormentor lit his pipe and stretched himself luxuriously upon his bed.

    The Winds of Chance

  • Out of the muddle one thing loomed clearly: he could not be revenged upon his cabin-mate without getting himself into deep trouble.

    The Voice in the Fog

  • His cabin-mate (whom he rather disliked) was not in his bunk.

    The Voice in the Fog

  • "You should have seen my cabin-mate last night," he said with a laugh when I sat down beside him.

    Nellie Bly's Book: Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

  • My cabin-mate was bound for New Zealand, but she was accompanied by her brother, a pleasant young Englishman, who insisted on relinquishing his place at first dinner in my favor, and who stayed away despite my protests and my determination not to deprive him of a warm dinner.

    Nellie Bly's Book: Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

  • She did not want to see Mr. Meeson any more, and she did want to escape from the stories of her cabin-mate, the lady's-maid.

    Mr. Meeson's Will


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