cabin passenger


Definition of cabin passenger

1 obsolete : a passenger on a ship privileged to dine or lounge in the captain's cabin
2 : a passenger on a ship who pays for and is allotted the use of a cabin or part of a cabin, the minimum allotted space for each such passenger being fixed by law

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First Known Use of cabin passenger

1760, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Cabin passenger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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