The Caban form in connnection with the hive in fig. 10 may have some phonetic signifiance as kab is honey in Maya.
Ill at ease, kab repulsed his visitor in these terms: 'O Huwai!
kab let him in, and Huwai immediately broached the subject that brought him there.
The kab ha-Yashar breathes a spirit of gloomy asceticism, and is expressive of a funereal frame of mind.
Cabas, Caba, kab′a, n. a woman's work-basket or reticule: a rush basket or pannier.
Such a place of seclusion was called ylmo, brakal ylmo, or kab ga.
I heard a kab galloping like mad out of the hotel-gate, and knew then that my master was safe.
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.