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Noun: cabbage  ka-bij
  1. Any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers
    - cultivated cabbage, Brassica oleracea
     
  2. Any of various types of cabbage
    - chou
     
  3. [US, informal] The most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    - money, coin [US, informal], boodle [informal], bread [informal], clams [US, informal], dinero [N. Amer, informal], dough [informal], gelt [informal], kale [US, informal], lettuce [US, informal], lolly [Brit, informal], lucre [informal], loot [informal], moolah [N. Amer, informal], pelf [archaic, informal], scratch [informal], shekels [informal], simoleons [US, informal], sugar [informal], wampum [N. Amer, informal], dibs [archaic, informal], wonga [Brit, informal], brass [Brit, informal], moola [N. Amer, informal], dosh [Brit, informal], mazuma [US, informal]
     
  4. [Brit, informal] (derogatory) a person whose body or brain has been damaged so that they cannot interact with the surrounding environment
    - vegetable [informal]
Verb: cabbage  ka-bij
Usage: informal
  1. Take by theft
    - hook [informal], snitch [informal], thieve, cop [informal], knock off [informal], glom [N. Amer, informal], pilfer, purloin, pinch [Brit, informal], abstract, snarf [N. Amer, informal], swipe [informal], sneak [informal], filch [informal], nobble [Brit, informal], lift, whip [Brit, informal], nick [Brit, informal], blag [Brit, informal], snatch [informal]

Derived forms: cabbages, cabbaging, cabbaged

Type of: crucifer, cruciferous plant, cruciferous vegetable, medium of exchange, monetary system, rip [N. Amer, informal], rip off [informal], steal

Part of: Brassica, genus Brassica, money supply

Encyclopedia: Cabbage, Goat, Wolf problem