kab

[ kab ]
/ kæb /

noun

Definition for kab (2 of 2)

cab2

or kab

[ kab ]
/ kæb /

noun

an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about two quarts.

Origin of cab

2
First recorded in 1525–35, cab is from the Hebrew word qabh
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British Dictionary definitions for kab (1 of 4)

kab
/ (kæb) /

noun

a variant spelling of cab 2

British Dictionary definitions for kab (2 of 4)

CAB

abbreviation for

(in Britain) Citizens' Advice Bureau
(in the US) Civil Aeronautics Board

British Dictionary definitions for kab (3 of 4)

cab1
/ (kæb) /

noun

  1. a taxi
  2. (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

Word Origin for cab

C19: shortened from cabriolet

British Dictionary definitions for kab (4 of 4)

cab2

kab

/ (kæb) /

noun

an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about 2.3 litres (4 pints)

Word Origin for cab

C16: from Hebrew qabh container, something hollowed out
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