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Cabin (verb active)

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To Ca'bin. v.a. To confine in a cabin.

                    Fleance is 'scap'd:
Then comes my fit again; I had else been perfect;
Whole as the marble, sounded as the rock;
As broad and gen'ral as the casing air;
But now I'm cabin'd, cribb'd, confin'd, bound in,
To saucy doubts and fear.
Shakesp. Macbeth.

Sources: Shakespeare's Macbeth (136)

Attributes: Verb Active (289)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Cabin (verb active)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 16, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=13765.


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