a place where cabs may wait to be hired.

Origin of cabstand

First recorded in 1855–60; cab1 + stand Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cabstand

Historical Examples of cabstand

  • Let me at least take you to the cabstand, as you don't know Paris.'

    His Masterpiece

    Emile Zola

  • There was a woman walking on the square beside the cabstand.

    Germinie Lacerteux

    Edmond and Jules de Goncourt

  • The condition of a cabstand is in strong contrast with the average urinal with an ordinary water supply.

    The Dwelling House

    George Vivian Poore

  • She cast a glance at the clock at a cabstand, and found she was behind time.

    The Exploits of Juve

    Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain

  • I'll lay you a blood-brood mare to a cabstand skeleton, you'll have an easy conscience and deserve the thanks of the country.'