cabin boy

noun

Definition of cabin boy 

: a boy working as servant on a ship

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Unluckily for him, he was captured and made to be a cabin boy on a British ship. Matt Campbell, chicagotribune.com, "Rare Revolutionary War journal found in Kansas City closet," 1 May 2018 Unluckily for him, he was captured and made to be a cabin boy on a British ship. Matt Campbell, chicagotribune.com, "Rare Revolutionary War journal found in Kansas City closet," 1 May 2018 Unluckily for him, he was captured and made to be a cabin boy on a British ship. Matt Campbell, chicagotribune.com, "Rare Revolutionary War journal found in Kansas City closet," 1 May 2018 Unluckily for him, he was captured and made to be a cabin boy on a British ship. Matt Campbell, chicagotribune.com, "Rare Revolutionary War journal found in Kansas City closet," 1 May 2018 Unluckily for him, he was captured and made to be a cabin boy on a British ship. Matt Campbell, chicagotribune.com, "Rare Revolutionary War journal found in Kansas City closet," 1 May 2018 Unluckily for him, he was captured and made to be a cabin boy on a British ship. Matt Campbell, chicagotribune.com, "Rare Revolutionary War journal found in Kansas City closet," 1 May 2018 Unluckily for him, he was captured and made to be a cabin boy on a British ship. Matt Campbell, chicagotribune.com, "Rare Revolutionary War journal found in Kansas City closet," 1 May 2018 Unluckily for him, he was captured and made to be a cabin boy on a British ship. Matt Campbell, chicagotribune.com, "Rare Revolutionary War journal found in Kansas City closet," 1 May 2018

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First Known Use of cabin boy

1670, in the meaning defined above

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