Search Result for "cabin boy":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a young man acting as a servant on a ship;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cabin \Cab"in\ (k[a^]b"[i^]n), n. [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.] 1. A cottage or small house; a hut. --Swift. [1913 Webster] A hunting cabin in the west. --E. Everett. [1913 Webster] 2. A small room; an inclosed place. [1913 Webster] So long in secret cabin there he held Her captive. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. A room in ship for officers or passengers. [1913 Webster] Cabin boy, a boy whose duty is to wait on the officers and passengers in the cabin of a ship. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cabin boy n 1: a young man acting as a servant on a ship
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

58 Moby Thesaurus words for "cabin boy": Ganymede, Hebe, airline hostess, airline stewardess, attendant, bakehead, batman, bellboy, bellhop, bellman, black gang, boilerman, bootblack, boots, bungs, caddie, chips, chore boy, commissary steward, complement, copyboy, cupbearer, deckhand, deckie, errand boy, errand girl, fireman, footboy, gofer, gun loader, gunner, hand, hospital steward, hostess, landing signalman, mail orderly, navigator, office boy, office girl, oiler, orderly, page, purser, radio operator, roustabout, snip, snips, sparks, squire, steward, stewardess, stoker, tender, torpedoman, trainbearer, usher, watch, yeoman