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[mass noun] The intermediate class of accommodation on a passenger ship.
- ‘Together we manned the first class shop and cabin class on board the Queen Mary on one of their regular fortnightly trips from Southampton to New York.’
- ‘We stayed in Cabin Class and I remember my brother and I sleeping in the top bunks.’
- ‘I guess she was pretty fortunate because she was able to travel cabin class.’
- ‘The largest of these, which were normally only ever used as 1st Class or Cruising menus, would also occasionally be used in Cabin Class.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.