- 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
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Examples from the Web for 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."An Impromptu Ascent of Mont Blanc
W. H. Le Mesurier
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.