Definition of caboose

Common misspellings:
  • caboos (50.0%)
  • cabose (50.0%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
Examples of usage:
  1. The distant whistle of the freight had twice been heard and in ten minutes our party of four were disposed in the conductor's caboose - Kitty's Conquest by Charles King

  2. Well said the first man I guess we'll take our chances and you can get into the caboose - Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss

  3. They stopped at the entrance to the galley which was in a caboose or deckhouse - Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 by James Barnes