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Cub definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CUB, n.
1. The young of certain quadrupeds, as the bear and the fox; a puppy; a whelp. Waller uses the word for the young of the whale.
2. A young boy or girl, in contempt.
CUB, n. A stall for cattle. [Not in use.]
CUB, v.t. To bring forth a cub, or cubs. In contempt, to bring forth young, as a woman.
CUB, v.t. To shut up or confine. [Not in use.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: an awkward and inexperienced youth [syn: cub, greenhorn, rookie]
2: a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy) [syn: cub, lad, laddie, sonny, sonny boy]
3: the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion [syn: cub, young carnivore] v
1: give birth to cubs; "bears cub every year"

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: probably akin to Middle English cobbe leader of a group, head more at cob Date: 1530 1. a. a young carnivorous mammal (as a bear, fox, or lion) b. a young shark 2. a young person 3. apprentice; especially an inexperienced newspaper reporter

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. --n. 1 the young of a fox, bear, lion, etc. 2 an ill-mannered young man. 3 (Cub) (in full Cub Scout) a member of the junior branch of the Scout Association. 4 (in full cub reporter) colloq. a young or inexperienced newspaper reporter. 5 US an apprentice. --v.tr. (cubbed, cubbing) (also absol.) give birth to (cubs). Derivatives: cubhood n. Etymology: 16th c.: orig. unkn.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cub Cub (k[u^]b), n. [Cf. Ir. cuib cub, whelp, young dog, Ir. & Gael. cu dog; akin to E. hound.] 1. A young animal, esp. the young of the bear. 2. Jocosely or in contempt, a boy or girl, esp. an awkward, rude, ill-mannered boy. O, thou dissembling cub! what wilt thou be When time hath sowed a grizzle on thy case? --Shak.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cub Cub, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Cubbed (k[u^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cubbing.] To bring forth; -- said of animals, or in contempt, of persons. ``Cubb'd in a cabin.'' --Dryden.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cub Cub, n. [Cf. Cub a young animal.] 1. A stall for cattle. [Obs.] I would rather have such . . . .in cub or kennel than in my closet or at my table. --Landor. 2. A cupboard. [Obs.] --Laud.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cub Cub, v. t. To shut up or confine. [Obs.] --Burton.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(cubs) Note: The spelling 'Cub' is also used for meanings 2 and 3. 1. A cub is a young wild animal such as a lion, wolf, or bear. ...three five-week-old lion cubs. N-COUNT: oft n N 2. The Cubs or the Cub Scouts is a version of the Scouts for boys between the ages of eight and ten. N-PROPER-COLL: the N 3. A cub or a cub scout is a boy who is a member of the Cubs. N-COUNT

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

kub (kubh; the King James Version Chub): The word occurs only in Eze 30:5. There it is almost certainly a corruption, and we should read, as in Septuagint, "Lub," i.e. Libya. Libya, in the earlier part of the same verse (the King James Version), is a mistr of "Put," thus correctly rendered in the Revised Version (British and American).

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Whelp, young beast (especially a young bear). 2. [In contempt.] Child, young boy or young girl, brat.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

An unlicked cub; an unformed, ill-educated young man, a young nobleman or gentleman on his travels: an allusion to the story of the bear, said to bring its cub into form by licking. Also, a new gamester.


Landing Facility TypeAIRPORT
Airport CodeCUB
FAA DistrictATL
County StateSC
Owner TypePU
Facility UsePU
Facility City, State, Zip"COLUMBIA, SC 29202"
Aeronautical chart on which the airport facility appearsATLANTA
Distance from the central business district of the associated city to the airport in nautical miles02
Direction of airport from the central business district of the associated cityS
NASP/Federal Agreement CodeNGY
Customs international airportN
Customs Landing Rights AirportN
Joint UseY
Military Landing RightsY
Control TowerN
Based Single Engine General Aviation Aircraft094
Based Multi-engine general aviation aircraft023
Based Helicopters001
Air Taxi003500
General Aviation, Local Operations029500
General Aviation - Itinerant Operations022000
Military Aircraft Operations001000
State FIPS code45
State Postal CodeSC
Total domestic enplanements (inbound plus outbound)20

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