cubby
 n.— «Two landlords who converted Logan Heights storage space into illegal rental housing for low-income people have agreed to pay more than $22,000 to settle a civil complaint, it was announced Tuesday. The illegal units, referred to as “cubbies,” were rented for $250 to $650 a month and did not have the required minimum amount of light and ventilation, city officials said.» —“City Penalizes Landlords For Illegal Rentals” TheSanDiegoChannel.com (California) June 22, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)