• WordNet 3.6
    • n cubby a small secluded room
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cubby A snug or confined or secluded place; a small room or a snug space within a room.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cubby A snug, confined place; a cubbyhole.
    • cubby Snug; close.
    • n cubby A creel or basket of straw carried on the back and fastened by a strap across the chest: used in the Orkney and Shetland islands.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Cub a stall


In literature:

She sat marveling that this square, white cubby-hole of a room was hers permanently, that she hadn't just come here for an hour or two.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
It was dark, too, in the small cubby below which housed the two cages.
"The Defiant Agents" by Andre Alice Norton
When dinner was over, papa was enticed up to see the cubby-house, while the aunts took their nap.
"Betty Leicester" by Sarah Orne Jewett
He ran back into the radio-telephone cubby, which was a division of the control car.
"Raiders Invisible" by Desmond Winter Hall
He slid my cubby door closed behind him.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
I went to the stern deck-space where my cubby was located.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
Snap and I had a cubby together.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
Other wires ran down the foremast to a little cubby just aft of it.
"The Harbor of Doubt" by Frank Williams
A man stood in the doorway of a lighted little cubby behind the bars.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
We found our cubby-house at last, but somebody else had got their nine points of the law out of it.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
For a little while Carse stayed in the cubby.
"Hawk Carse" by Anthony Gilmore
She's off in a little cubby-hole with all the rest of the darkies.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 39, No. 03, March, 1885" by Various
He was in a room, yes, the queerest little cubby-hole he had ever seen.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
In the little cubby-hole that was all the machinery left space for, a pale-faced form in green-gray crouched against the wall.
"Astounding Stories, May, 1931" by Various
On a little bed of boughs I set the trap just inside the opening of the cubby and cover it lightly with tips of evergreen.
"The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp" by Thornton W. Burgess
He will carry the fish to the shed for you, and dinna forget Mither's cubby there is yours!
"Christine" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
That cubby of our'n wasn't so bad.
"Dorothy at Oak Knowe" by Evelyn Raymond
I groped along up to my cubby, and hid it there till I could get a chance to do better.
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain
She entered the house through the shed at the side, went to her cubby of a room, and sat down on the floor with her head against the bed.
"Maid Sally" by Harriet A. Cheever
Opening out of the hall, or arranged around the court, were little cubby-holes of places to serve as sleeping apartments.
"Women of Mediæval France" by Pierce Butler

In news:

Cubbie shelves are considered to be of great significance for kids since they can be used to split the toys with the games.
Building such cubbie shelves is not a difficult task.
Robison's third book starts with a bang—his description of the "malicious explosion" created by his teenage Cubby that has the boy, who has Asperger 's syndrome, looking at 60 years in prison, is as disconcerting as it is captivating.
When I drop her off at preschool, she runs over to her cubby and drags "Banky" out of her bag to suck while she colors at the craft table.
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Cubby began his radio career in his hometown of Virginia Beach, VA at WGH-FM (97 Star) in 1988.
It was there that he inherited his current radio name "Cubby" for being so young (at the time 16) and in radio.
Cubbies on cusp of first 100-loss season since '66.
Cubbie Fink says there's nothing wrong with being a goody-goody.
From left, Jodey, Cubbie and Maddie.
Well, the hardcore types out there do have options—namely ownCloud and Cubby.
I'm the die-hard, bleeds-Cubbie-blue type, and I have been practically since birth.
Here's how to make a comfy hideout complete with built-in storage cubbies and a work surface for coloring or homework.
Join this six -pack of Cubbies on a low-and-slow cross-country jaunt, and hone up on your.
The movie star had a special bed shipped to the remote island off the coast of Japan, where the cast and crew were staying, and when he learned that movie mogul Cubby Broccoli's young daughter was ill, he offered to sleep on the floor.