Western U.S. a horse, especially an Indian pony.
Also called cayuse wind. Northwestern U.S. a cold wind blowing from the east.
a member of a tribe of North American Indians now living in Oregon.
(Western US & Canadian) a small Native American pony used by cowboys
“horse, Indian pony,” 1841, American English, said to be a Chinook (native Pacific Northwest) word; also the name of an Indian group and language (1825), of unknown origin.
adjective (slang) short for casual OK (from “casual”)
adjective Casual; acceptable (1980s+ Teenagers) adjective Casual: don’t dress up; it is cazh
columbium. Citizens Band. Military. construction battalion. continental breakfast. Bachelor of Surgery. British. Companion of the Bath. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples abbreviation centre of buoyancy (of a boat, etc) Chemical symbol columbium abbreviation Citizens’ Band Companion of the (Order of the) Bath (an English title) County Borough (in Canada) Cape Breton Island 1959, abbreviation of citizens’ […]
- CB radio
a device that transmits and receives radio signals only within a designated band of frequencies. Compare Citizens Band. a system of private radio communication built around such a device.