"cabbage" Definition

  1. pieces of cloth said to be purloined by tailors. Any small profits in the way of material.
  2. to pilfer or purloin. Termed by _Johnson_ a “cant word,” but adopted by later lexicographers as a respectable term. Said to have been first used in the above sense by _Arbuthnot_.

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Position in the dictionary: 468 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: cabbage-head, cabby, caboose, cackle-tub, cackling-cove, cad, cadge, cadging, cag, cage
Previous words in the dictionary: cab, ca-sa, byblow, by jingo, by golly, by george, buzzer, buz-napper’s academy, buz-man, buz-bloke

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