noun Aeronautics.

a mastlike structure on some early airplanes, used for supporting the wing.

Origin of cabane

From French, dating back to 1910–15; see origin at cabin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cabane

Historical Examples of cabane

  • The word cabinet is derived from the French cabane, a cabin.

    A Manual of Wood Carving

    Charles G. Leland

  • They were the noisy foreigners who had not added to our comfort in the "Cabane."

  • And that is why you must be ready to start from the cabane at dawn.

  • Four weeks, five weeks, six weeks the vigil in the cabane lasted.

    The Ruling Passion

    Henry van Dyke

  • Another gleam of light, bluer and more penetrating than its forerunner, lit the brown rafters of the cabane.