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  • n. A small simple dwelling in a remote area, made from wood

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a cabin or house made of logs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cabin built with logs


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  • He had for helper and companion Rev. Thomas Cusack, with whom he had often to ride hundreds of miles on horseback, and sleep at night time in a log cabin or boarded hut.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Sanders 'house was a low, four-roomed log cabin which sat back under some large beechtrees about a hundred yards from the road.

    Northern Georgia sketches,

  • His birthplace was a squalid log cabin in Washington County, Kentucky.

    American Men of Action

  • There was only one walled and roofed structure, a log cabin which Sharpe guessed was the officer's perquisite, while the other cavalrymen were sheltered beneath the overhang of the firestep.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • "Let me tell you about the joys of living in a seventy-five-year-old log cabin — the perfect summer place, as you call it."

    The Cat Who Went Underground

  • We walk along a footpath through a patch of weeds to an izba, a log cabin with a straw roof pressing down on two squatty windows, perched on the brink of the forest.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • So one of Van Buren's friends said scornfully that Harrison was much more fit to live in a log cabin and drink hard cider than live in the White House and be President.

    This Country of Ours: The Story of the United States

  • Finally, the owner of Kennebeck Building Industries declared it would be a privilege and a pleasure to build an addition to the Klin-genschoen log cabin — after Labor Day.

    The Cat Who Went Underground

  • Aunt Tildy dwelt in the usual log cabin of one room, with its chimney of mud and sticks and its shallow gallery formed by the jutting of the roof.

    Ozeme's Holiday

  • We encountered Blackie when we were living in a log cabin in Ketchum and had two deer, killed, respectively, by Mary andPatrick, hung up in the open door of the barn.

    Hemingway on Hunting


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