Boodle



the lot, pack, or crowd:
Send the whole boodle back to the factory.
a large quantity of something, especially money:
He’s worth a boodle.
a bribe or other illicit payment, especially to or from a politician; graft.
stolen goods; loot; booty; swag.
to obtain money dishonestly, as by bribery or swindling.
kit and boodle. kit1 (def 10).
Historical Examples

A Honeymoon in Space George Griffith
Cabbages and Kings O. Henry
A Woman for Mayor Helen M. Winslow
The Californians Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
The Czar’s Spy William Le Queux
Dollars and Sense Col. Wm. C. Hunter
Men, Women and Guns H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
Dollars and Sense Col. Wm. C. Hunter
The Spruce Street Tragedy Irvin S. Cobb
Dollars and Sense Col. Wm. C. Hunter

noun
money or valuables, esp when stolen, counterfeit, or used as a bribe
(mainly US) another word for caboodle
verb
to give or receive money corruptly or illegally
n.

An entire lot; a large number or amount; caboodle (1830s+)
Counterfeit money (1850s+ Underworld)
Bribe money or other money obtained by graft and corruption: A few trees are planted. What happens to most of the boodle? (1880s+)
Money in general (1890+)
Sweets; treats; delicacies (Prison & students 1900+)

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