(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.
*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.
*: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.
, title=(The Celebrity
, 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.
To place in a cabin.
(obsolete) To live in, or as if in, a cabin; to lodge.
- I'll make you cabin in a cave.
* mansioun (obsolete)
(senseid) A large house or building, usually built for the wealthy.
(UK) A luxurious flat (apartment).
(obsolete) A house provided for a clergyman; a manse.
(obsolete) A stopping-place during a journey; a stage.
(historical) An astrological house; a station of the moon.
* Late 14th century: Which book spak muchel of the operaciouns / Touchynge the eighte and twenty mansiouns / That longen to the moone — Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Franklin's Tale’, Canterbury Tales
(Chinese astronomy) One of twenty-eight sections of the sky.
An individual habitation or apartment within a large house or group of buildings. (Now chiefly in allusion to John 14:2.)
* 1611 , Bible , Authorized (King James) Version, John XIV.2:
- In my Father's house are many mansions : if it were not so, I would have told you.
* 2003 , The Economist , (subtitle), 18 Dec 2003:
- These poets near our princes sleep, / And in one grave their mansions keep.
Any of the branches of the Rastafari movement.
- The many mansions in one east London house of God.
* mansion house
* mansion place
* Japanese: (borrowed)