Cabbaged
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]


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  • cab|bage — cab|bage1 «KAB ihj», noun, verb, baged, bag|ing. –n. 1. a) a plant whose leaves are closely folded into a round head that grows from a short stem. Cabbage belongs to the mustard family. The most common kind is called white cabbage; red and savoy… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cabbage — cabbage1 cabbagelike, adj. /kab ij/, n. 1. any of several cultivated varieties of a plant, Brassica oleracea capitata, of the mustard family, having a short stem and leaves formed into a compact, edible head. 2. the head or leaves of this plant,… …   Universalium

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cabbage — Cab bage, n. Cloth or clippings cabbaged or purloined by one who cuts out garments. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cabbaging — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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