cab /ˈkæb, ˈkɑb/
1. A kind of close carriage with two or four wheels, usually a public vehicle. “A cab came clattering up.”
Note: ☞ A cab may have two seats at right angles to the driver's seat, and a door behind; or one seat parallel to the driver's, with the entrance from the side or front.
Hansom cab. See Hansom.
2. The covered part of a locomotive, in which the engineer has his station.
Cab n. A Hebrew dry measure, containing a little over two (2.37) pints.
n 1: a compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits
2: small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a
folding hood [syn: cabriolet]
3: a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers
where they want to go in exchange for money [syn: hack,
hollow (R.V., "kab"), occurs only in 2 Kings 6:25; a dry
measure, the sixth part of a seah, and the eighteenth part of an
ephah, equal to about two English quarts.