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NOUN (3)

1. any of various types of cabbage;
[syn: cabbage, chou]

2. informal terms for money;
[syn: boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum]

3. any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers;
[syn: cabbage, cultivated cabbage, Brassica oleracea]


VERB (1)

1. make off with belongings of others;
[syn: pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cabbage \Cab"bage\ (k[a^]b"b[asl]j), n. [OE. cabage, fr. F. cabus headed (of cabbages), chou cabus headed cabbage, cabbage head; cf. It. capuccio a little head, cappuccio cowl, hood, cabbage, fr. capo head, L. caput, or fr. It. cappa cape. See Chief, Cape.] (Bot.) 1. An esculent vegetable of many varieties, derived from the wild Brassica oleracea of Europe. The common cabbage has a compact head of leaves. The cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, etc., are sometimes classed as cabbages. [1913 Webster] 2. The terminal bud of certain palm trees, used, like, cabbage, for food. See Cabbage tree, below. [1913 Webster] 3. The cabbage palmetto. See below. [1913 Webster] Cabbage aphis (Zool.), a green plant-louse (Aphis brassic[ae]) which lives upon the leaves of the cabbage. Cabbage beetle (Zool.), a small, striped flea-beetle (Phyllotreta vittata) which lives, in the larval state, on the roots, and when adult, on the leaves, of cabbage and other cruciferous plants. Cabbage fly (Zool.), a small two-winged fly (Anthomyia brassic[ae]), which feeds, in the larval or maggot state, on the roots of the cabbage, often doing much damage to the crop. Cabbage head, the compact head formed by the leaves of a cabbage; -- contemptuously or humorously, and colloquially, a very stupid and silly person; a numskull. Cabbage palmetto, a species of palm tree (Sabal Palmetto) found along the coast from North Carolina to Florida. Cabbage rose (Bot.), a species of rose (Rosa centifolia) having large and heavy blossoms. Cabbage tree, Cabbage palm, a name given to palms having a terminal bud called a cabbage, as the Sabal Palmetto of the United States, and the Euterpe oleracea and Oreodoxa oleracea of the West Indies. Sea cabbage.(Bot.) (a) Sea kale (b) . The original Plant (Brassica oleracea), from which the cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, etc., have been derived by cultivation. Thousand-headed cabbage. See Brussels sprouts. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cabbage \Cab"bage\, v. i. To form a head like that the cabbage; as, to make lettuce cabbage. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cabbage \Cab"bage\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cabbaged (-b[asl]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cabbaging (-b[asl]*j[i^]ng).] [F.cabasser, fr. OF. cabas theft; cf. F. cabas basket, and OF. cabuser to cheat.] To purloin or embezzle, as the pieces of cloth remaining after cutting out a garment; to pilfer. [1913 Webster] Your tailor . . . cabbages whole yards of cloth. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cabbage \Cab"bage\, n. Cloth or clippings cabbaged or purloined by one who cuts out garments. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cabbage n 1: any of various types of cabbage [syn: cabbage, chou] 2: informal terms for money [syn: boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum] 3: any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers [syn: cabbage, cultivated cabbage, Brassica oleracea] v 1: make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "cabbage": Irish potato, Kraut, aubergine, beans, blunt, boodle, brass, bread, bucks, chips, dinero, dough, eggplant, gelt, gilt, grease, green, green stuff, greens, jack, kale, legumes, love apple, mad apple, mazuma, moolah, mopus, oil of palms, ointment, oof, ooftish, pieplant, potato, potherbs, produce, rhino, rhubarb, rocks, shekels, simoleons, spondulics, spud, sugar, tater, the needful, tin, tomato, vegetables, wampum, white potato
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

CABBAGE, n. A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. The cabbage is so called from Cabagius, a prince who on ascending the throne issued a decree appointing a High Council of Empire consisting of the members of his predecessor's Ministry and the cabbages in the royal garden. When any of his Majesty's measures of state policy miscarried conspicuously it was gravely announced that several members of the High Council had been beheaded, and his murmuring subjects were appeased.