—n. 1. a taxicab.
2. any of various horse-drawn vehicles, as a hansom or brougham, esp. one for public hire.
3. the covered or enclosed part of a locomotive, truck, crane, etc., where the operator sits.
4. the glass-enclosed area of an airport control tower in which the controllers are stationed.
—v.i. to ride in a taxicab or horse-drawn cab: They cabbed to the theater.
Pronunciation: (kab),[key] —n. an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about two quarts. Also,kab.