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cabby

or cabbie

[kab-ee] /ˈkæb i/
noun, plural cabbies. Informal.
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Origin of cabby
1855-1860
1855-60; cab(driver) + -y2
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  • The cabby started his horse round the corner into the avenue.

    Mortmain Arthur Cheny Train
  • The cabby turned at him his enormous and inflamed countenance truculently.

    The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad
  • You mustn't 'ave much flesh and blood, as a cabby, I tell you.

  • In the background the cabby loitered, gnawed by insatiable curiosity.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • cabby was certainly here at his best—the bow was unstrung, and he seemed to be enjoying himself.

    Original Penny Readings George Manville Fenn
  • When we shake them off, we can have the cabby take us to the hotel.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • But it broke the spell this time and I had my cabby unload my bags on the bank and bade him good-night.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • Immediately the square of darkling sky was eclipsed by the cabby's face.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • Where shall I tell the cabby to go this time, Miss Calendar?

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