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cabin

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  1. (US) 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.
    Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin.
    • 1994: “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.” -From Life Drawing in the collection Violet Quill, Michael Grumley
  2. A compartment on land, usually comprised of logs.
  3. A private room on a ship.
    The captain's cabin.
    Passengers shall remain in their cabins.
  4. The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.
  5. The passenger area of an airplane.

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