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cabby

[kab-ee] /ˈkæb i/
noun, plural cabbies. Informal.
1.
Also, cabbie.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; cab(driver) + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for cabbie

cabbie

/ˈkæbɪ/
noun (pl) -bies
1.
(informal) a cab driver
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Word Origin and History for cabbie
n.

also cabby, "cab-driver," 1859, from cab (n.) + -ie. Also cf. taxi (n.).

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