Cabaret

Cab"a*ret

(kb"*rt; 277), n. [F.] 1. A tavern; a house where liquors are retailed. [Obs. as an English word.]
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2. A type of restaurant where liquor and dinner is served, and entertainment is provided, as by musicians, dancers, or comedians, and usually providing space for dancing by the patrons; -- similar to a nightclub. In some cases, the performers dance or sing on the floor between the tables, after the practice of a certain class of French taverns. The term cabaret is often used in the names of such an establishment.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. The type of entertainment provided in a cabaret{2}.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Ca*bas"

(k*b"), n. [F.] A flat basket or frail for figs, etc.; hence, a lady's flat workbasket, reticule, or hand bag; -- often written caba. C. Bront.
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Ca*bas"sou

(k*bs"s), n. (Zol.) A species of armadillo of the genus Xenurus (Xenurus unicinctus and Xenurus hispidus); the tatouay.
[Written also kabassou.]

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