Cav·i·ty n.; pl. Cavities
1. Hollowness. [Obs.]
The cavity or hollowness of the place. --Goodwin.
2. A hollow place; a hollow; as, the abdominal cavity.
An instrument with a small cavity, like a small spoon. --Arbuthnot.
Abnormal spaces or excavations are frequently formed in the lungs, which are designated cavities or vomicæ. --Quain.
Body cavity, the cœlum. See under Body.