Definition of cab :
1. A Hebrew dry measure, containing a little over two ( 2. 37) pints.
2. A kind of close carriage with two or four wheels, usually a public vehicle.
3. The covered part of a locomotive, in which the engineer has his station.
literary hack, berth, baggage car, buffet, cabriolet, fare, political hack, cable car, bogie, cabbie, buckboard, plug, chaise, cycle rickshaw, drudge, black cab, machine politician, chariot, cabstand, nag, jade, hack writer, hail, caravan, caboose, carriage, ward-heeler, hacker, hack
vehicle (part of speech: noun)
ferry, sedan, taxi, motorcar, automobile, station wagon, limousine, buggy, armored car, car, ship, tractor, wagon, bicycle, jalopy, train, coach, convertible, sledge, cart, sled, bus, gondola, jeep, truck, coupe, landau, conveyance, boxcar, auto, vehicle, stagecoach, van, fire engine, ambulance, barge, roadster, boat, brougham, hearse, taxicab, motorcycle
- As soon as they were in the cab, he said: " I wanted to see you about your letter." - "The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him", Paul Leicester Ford.
- " The cab is here.... - "The Twilight of the Souls", Louis Couperus.
- So- so I got out of the house, and took a cab, and went home by the train. - "Countess Kate", Charlotte M. Yonge.