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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cab  \Cab\  (k[a^]b),  n.  [Heb.  qab,  fr  q[=a]bab  to  hollow.] 
  A  Hebrew  dry  measure,  containing  a  little  over  two  (2.37) 
  pints.  --W.  H.  Ward.  --2  Kings  vi  25. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cab  \Cab\  (k[a^]b),  n.  [Abbrev.  fr  cabriolet.] 
  1.  A  kind  of  close  carriage  with  two  or  four  wheels,  usually 
  a  public  vehicle.  ``A  cab  came  clattering  up.'' 
  --Thackeray. 
 
  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.  --Knight. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cab 
  n  1:  a  compartment  in  front;  where  driver  sits 
  2:  small  two-wheeled  horse-drawn;  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}, 
  {taxi},  {taxicab}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Cab 
  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. 
 




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