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1. a room used as an office or living quarters in a ship
2. a covered compartment used for shelter or living quarters in a small boat
3. (in a warship) the compartment or room reserved for the commanding officer
4. Brit another name for signal box
a. the enclosed part of a light aircraft in which the pilot and passengers sit
b. the part of an airliner in which the passengers are carried
c. the section of an aircraft used for cargo
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A small, crudely constructed dwelling, which may have a living room with a fireplace, plus one or more small rooms; also a room aboard a vessel.
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A simple one-story cottage or hut, often of relatively crude construction; see center-hall cabin, continental cabin, dog-run cabin, dogtrot cabin, double-pen cabin, log cabin, possum-trot cabin, saddlebag cabin, single-pen cabin, stone cabin, tourist cabin, vertical-log cabin, Virginia cabin.
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