Cabin vs Castle - What's the difference?

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As a noun cabin

is (lb) a small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.

As a verb cabin

is to place in a cabin.

As a proper noun castle is

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cabin

English

(wikipedia cabin)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (lb) A small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.
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  • *1994 , Michael Grumley, "Life Drawing" in Violet Quill
  • *:And that was how long we stayed in the cabin , pressed together, pulling the future out of each other, sweating and groaning and making sure each of us remembered.
  • (lb) A chalet or lodge, especially one that can hold large groups of people.
  • A compartment on land, usually comprised of logs.
  • A private room on a ship.
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  • *
  • *:There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. Mail bags, so I understand, are being put on board. Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors. Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place.
  • The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=10 , passage=Mr. Cooke had had a sloop?yacht built at Far Harbor, the completion of which had been delayed, and which was but just delivered. […] The Maria had a cabin , which was finished in hard wood and yellow plush, and accommodations for keeping things cold.}}
  • The passenger area of an airplane.
  • The section of a passenger plane having the same class of service.
  • A signal box.
  • A small room; an enclosed place.
  • *(Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • *:So long in secret cabin there he held her captive.
  • Synonyms

    * cell * chamber * hut * pod * shack * shed

    Antonyms

    * hall * palace * villa

    See also

    * cabana

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To place in a cabin.
  • (obsolete) To live in, or as if in, a cabin; to lodge.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I'll make you cabin in a cave.

    castle

    English

    (wikipedia castle)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large building that is fortified and contains many defences; in previous ages often inhabited by a nobleman or king.
  • (chess) An instance of castling.
  • (chess, informal) A rook; a chess piece shaped like a castle tower.
  • (obsolete) A close helmet.
  • * 1786 , Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons , p. 12,
  • The castle was perhaps a figurative name for a close headpiece deduced from its enclosing and defending the head, as a castle did the whole body; or a corruption from the Old French word casquetel , a small or light helmet.
  • (dated) Any strong, imposing, and stately mansion.
  • (dated) A small tower, as on a ship, or an elephant's back.
  • Usage notes

    For the chess piece, chess players prefer the term rook.

    Synonyms

    * (building) fortress, keep

    Derived terms

    * build castles in the air * castellated * castle in the air * ice castle * king of the castle * sandcastle

    See also

    * *

    Verb

    (castl)
  • (chess) To perform the move of castling.
  • (cricket) To bowl a batsman with a full-length ball or yorker such that the stumps are knocked over.
  • * 2009 , Lightning Bolt blows over Gayle , BBC Sport:
  • And the 23-year-old brought the crowd to their feet when he castled Gayle's stumps, signalling the direction of the pavilion to his friend for good measure.
  • * 2011 , Firdose Moonda, A day for missed hat-tricks , ESPNcricinfo:
  • He bowled Vinay with a with a full, straight ball that castled off stump and then dished up a yorker that RP Singh backed away to and sent onto his stumps.

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