- 1A private room or compartment on a ship: she lay in her cabin on a steamerMore example sentences
- The options are these: If you definitely want to be alone in a single cabin, first look for a ship that has single cabins.
- The captain takes us on a guided tour, and the ship's various cabins and state-rooms are laid open to us in cross-section.
- Therefore they rushed to the vessel and hoped to be transported timely, and were willing to be placed outside the cabins or on the ship's deck.
- 1.1The area for passengers in an aircraft: animals are not allowed in the cabin of the aircraftMore example sentences
- With the advent of pressurized cabins, the aircraft would be able to fly higher without the requisite oxygen aboard.
- Customers can now take a virtual tour of the aircraft cabins, book flights, order special meals and duty-free items and look up jobs in the airline, online.
- A definitive list of items now banned from aircraft cabins has been released and passengers are urged to comply with the new requirements.
- 2A small wooden shelter or house in a wild or remote area: the cabin lay three miles into the reserveMore example sentences
- But mostly shelter is house or cabin or tent - a wall between us and the other of the land around us.
- Wingdims will live in houses, huts, cabins, or any other shelter, they have a wonderful relationship with nature and everything around them.
- But much of England is densely populated and there could never been enough cabins and huts to house us all; our architectural sprawl needs some containment, a bit of planning.
verb (cabins, cabining, cabined)[with object] (often as adjective cabined) • dated Back to top
- Confine in a small place: • figurative the cabined and confined lives of the poorMore example sentences
- They have allowed these anti-Victorians to be cabined in Victorian stereotypes.
- I need the salty sea air in my lungs to flush out the scent of that old man I was cabined with for so long.
- Now she's an object of pity and scandal in Sydney society, and she spills her feelings and facts to another cabined, cribbed and confined captive, her ex-teacher.
Middle English: from Old French cabane, from Provençal cabana, from late Latin capanna, cavanna.