cubile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin cubīle (bed).

Noun[edit]

cubile (plural cubiles)

  1. (obsolete, architecture) The lowest course of stones in a building.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cubile in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cubō (I lie down).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cubīle n (genitive cubīlis); third declension

  1. bed
  2. couch
  3. place of rest

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter “pure” i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cubīle cubīlia
genitive cubīlis cubīlium
dative cubīlī cubīlibus
accusative cubīle cubīlia
ablative cubīlī cubīlibus
vocative cubīle cubīlia

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References[edit]

  • cubile in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cubile in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “cubile”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • cubile” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)