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noun

a cabin of a yacht that presents a long, low profile with a relatively unbroken line fore and aft.Compare doghouse (def. 2).

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Origin of trunk cabin

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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trunk cabin

noun

nautical a long relatively low cabin above the deck of a yacht
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