A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

CAB

Sun, 7 Aug '22
It might be taken to the airport
Tue, 14 Jun '22
Taxi
Tue, 24 May '22
One getting hailed on Broadway?
Mon, 18 Apr '22
Ride that's hailed
Sun, 20 Feb '22
Front of a semi
Thu, 3 Jun '21
It's no free ride
Sat, 13 Mar '21
Driver's place