Cabas

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cabas kȧ*bä" A flat basket or frail for figs, etc.; hence, a lady's flat workbasket, reticule, or hand bag; -- often written caba.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cabas In France, a kind of basket, pannier, or frail, made of woven rush- or palm-leaves or grass, generally of a round form, serving to carry provisions, especially figs, dates, raisins, or prunes.
    • n cabas A similar basket used as a traveling-bag; a hand-bag.
    • n cabas A lady's work-basket or reticule. In this and the preceding sense also (in the United States) caba.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cabas kab′a a woman's work-basket or reticule: a rush basket or pannier.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

Chi voo Ah xel ru caba ru banic yuhuh.
"The Annals of the Cakchiquels" by Daniel G. Brinton
At my elbow lies my running- or treasure-bag, surrounded by my cabas filled with hair-pins, starch, and a band I was embroidering, etc.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
For instance, amongst the carbonates quoted above are the minerals dolomite (CaMg(CO3)2) and barytocalcite (CaBa(CO3)2).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7" by Various
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In news:

Nov 14, 2012: CABA Announces Collaboration with Ocean Alliance.
The Colorado Aviation Business Association ( CABA ) Announces Scholarship Award Winners.
The Lebanon Sports Commission recently hosted the Continental Amateur Baseball Association ( CABA ) 2012 World Series Tournament for its 14 and Under league in Wilson County.
1, 2012: CABA and ClimateTalk Alliance Sign Cooperation Agreement.
CABA completes "Smart Grid Impact on Intelligent Buildings" study.
CABA Completes Smart-Grid Study.
Research Triangle Park, N C. The Continental Automated Buildings Association ( CABA ) has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the International Society of Automation (ISA) to promote ISA courses to the CABA membership.
Lunch at Santa Cruz's Taqueria La Caba -a specializes in soccer, salsa and serious tacos.
CABA tournament helps local economy.
The Rockford Hitmen, a local 16U baseball team, is 1-1 in championship pool play at the CABA (Continental Amateur Baseball Association) World Series in Marietta, Ga.
John A Cabas , 94, of Salem, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2012.
The son of the late John Login and Elizabeth (Titian) Cabas .
An exhibition of original paintings by artist Francisco Cabas and collages created in collaboration with youth in the Gay & Lesbian Center's Transition Living Program.
Cabas 's The Fortress, oil on canvas, 4'x6'.
Research Triangle Park, N C. The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the International Society of Automation (ISA) to promote ISA courses to the CABA membership.
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