any of various horse-drawn vehicles, as a hansom or brougham, especially one for public hire.
the covered or enclosed part of a locomotive, truck, crane, etc., where the operator sits.
the glass-enclosed area of an airport control tower in which the controllers are stationed.
to ride in a taxicab or horse-drawn cab: They cabbed to the theater.
Other definitions for cab (2 of 4)
an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about two quarts.
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How to use cab in a sentence
However, I turned about and cabbed it back as fast as I could.
He cabbed it away from Luzatti's, and I cabbed it after him.
To the unprejudiced observer Melbourne is the worst cabbed city in the world, or amongst the worst.Recollections | David Christie Murray
British Dictionary definitions for cab (1 of 3)
(as modifier): a cab rank
the enclosed compartment of a lorry, locomotive, crane, etc, from which it is driven or operated
(formerly) a light horse-drawn vehicle used for public hire
first cab off the rank Australian informal the first person, etc, to do or take advantage of something
British Dictionary definitions for cab (2 of 3)
an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about 2.3 litres (4 pints)
British Dictionary definitions for CAB (3 of 3)
(in Britain) Citizens' Advice Bureau
(in the US) Civil Aeronautics Board
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