Definition of caber noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkeɪbə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkeɪbər//
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a long heavy wooden pole that is thrown into the air as a test of strength in the traditional Scottish sport of tossing the caber Word Origin early 16th cent.: from Scottish Gaelic cabar ‘pole’.