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English definition of “cabin boy”

cabin boy

noun [C] uk   old-fashioned us  
a boy who is a servant on a shipPeople who work on boats and ships
(Definition of cabin boy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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