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.
the head or leaves of this plant, eaten cooked or raw.
Slang. money, especially paper money.
Chiefly British Informal.
a stupid, dull, or spiritless person.
a mentally impaired person who is unable to live independently; vegetable.
cloth scraps that remain after a garment has been cut from a fabric and that by custom the tailor may claim.
Also called cab. such scraps used for reprocessing.
to steal; pilfer:
He cabbaged whole yards of cloth.
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Also called cole. any of various cultivated varieties of the plant Brassica oleracea capitata, typically having a short thick stalk and a large head of green or reddish edible leaves: family Brassicaceae (crucifers) See also brassica, savoy Compare skunk cabbage, Chinese cabbage
wild cabbage, a European plant, Brassica oleracea, with broad leaves and a long spike of yellow flowers: the plant from which the cabbages, cauliflower, broccoli, and Brussels sprout have been bred
the head of a cabbage
the edible leaf bud of the cabbage palm
(informal) a dull or unimaginative person
(informal, offensive) a person who has no mental faculties and is dependent on others for his or her subsistence
snippets of cloth appropriated by a tailor from a customer’s material
to steal; pilfer
a caterpillar, especially of the genus Pieris, that feeds on cabbages. noun (US) any caterpillar that feeds on cabbages, esp that of the cabbage white
having the characteristics of the cabbage as in odor, taste, or color; cabbagelike. resembling or suggestive of a cabbage as in shape.
cabala. a system of esoteric theosophy and theurgy developed by rabbis, reaching its peak about the 12th and 13th centuries, and influencing certain medieval and Renaissance Christian thinkers. It was based on a mystical method of interpreting Scripture by which initiates claimed to penetrate sacred mysteries. Among its central doctrines are, all creation is an […]
cabala. noun a variant spelling of kabbalah n.