from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
  • intransitive v. To ride or travel in a taxicab: We cabbed to the opera.
  • intransitive 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).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To pass over in a cab: as, to cab the distance: often used with an indefinite it: as, I'll cab it to Whitehall.
  • To appropriate dishonestly and on the sly; crib; purloin.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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 The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Short for cabriolet.
Hebrew qab.

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Clipping of cabriolet

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From Hebrew קב (káv).


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