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  1. (noun) A taxicab.
  2. (noun) The covered compartment of a heavy vehicle or machine, such as a truck or locomotive, in which the operator or driver sits.
  3. (noun) A one-horse vehicle for public hire.
  4. (verb-intransitive) To ride or travel in a taxicab: We cabbed to the opera.
  5. (verb-intransitive) To drive a taxicab: a student who cabbed for a living.
  6. (noun) An ancient Hebrew unit of measure equal to about 2 liters (2.1 quarts).

Examples by Wordnik

  1. If you hear the term cab within the trick's name, it means the rider came into the trick riding switch and landed regular. - Summit Daily News - Top Stories
  2. On top of that crane there used to be a cab, what they call a cab on top of it, about the size of a small fire truck. - CNN Transcript May 30, 2008
  3. If you have those numbers you can tell at a glance if a cab is a pirate. - Living in D.F.
  4. You also talk a bit about how conceiving of racism simply as having problems driving while black or being unable to get a cab is a dangerous form of forgetting on the part of black people. - Getting Over Race
  5. First, my temper was tried by the almost interminable journey, in the noisy and comfortless vehicle which they call a cab, from the river-wharf to the west-end of London, where Marmaduke lives. - Little Novels


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