meaning of cabbage

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.
The terminal bud of certain palm trees, used, like, cabbage, for food. See Cabbage tree, below.
The cabbage palmetto. See below.
To form a head like that the cabbage; as, to make lettuce cabbage.
To purloin or embezzle, as the pieces of cloth remaining after cutting out a garment; to pilfer.
Cloth or clippings cabbaged or purloined by one who cuts out garments.
any of various types of cabbage

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cabbage | cabbage bark | cabbage butterfly | cabbage palm | cabbage palmetto | cabbage tree | cabbage-bark tree | cabbaged | cabbageworm |

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