A fire truck going “about 100 mph” had sideswiped his cab on the Williamsburg Bridge, he says.
I took a cab to a stadium outside the city, bought a ticket, and sat in the concrete bleachers.
So there were now six of us crammed into the cab of the small truck with some luggage.
"If you get drunk, throw your bike in the back of a cab, on a bus, or just lock it up and walk home," Kevenides advises.
She claimed that another group of fascists harassed her while she was driving her cab one night and called her a “Russian swine.”
But soon she threw herself back in the cab, which rolled off.
She hurried down the steps to the cab, turned and threw him a kiss.
A cab drove past him, and stopped before the house which he had just left.
It was the only cab in sight and we packed into and outside of it, not two but eight.
It shook the cab as it resumed its revolving with a sputter and a cough in the muffler.
1826, "light, horse-drawn carriage," shortening of cabriolet (1763), from French cabriolet (18c.), diminutive of cabrioler "leap, caper" (16c./17c.), from Italian capriolare "jump in the air," from capriola, properly "the leap of a kid," from Latin capreolus "wild goat, roebuck," from PIE *kap-ro- "he-goat, buck" (cf. Old Irish gabor, Welsh gafr, Old English hæfr, Old Norse hafr "he-goat"). The carriages had springy suspensions.
Extended to hansoms and other types of carriages, then extended to similar-looking parts of locomotives (1851). Applied especially to public horse carriages, then to automobiles-for-hire (1899) when these began to replace them.