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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cab·bage /ˈkæbɪʤ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cab·bage, n. Cloth or clippings cabbaged or purloined by one who cuts out garments.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cab·bage n.  Bot.
 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.
 2. The terminal bud of certain palm trees, used, like, cabbage, for food. See Cabbage tree, below.
 3. The cabbage palmetto. See below.
 Cabbage aphis Zoöl., a green plant-louse (Aphis brassicæ) which lives upon the leaves of the cabbage.
 Cabbage beetle Zoöl., a small, striped flea-beetle (Phyllotreta vittata) which lives, in the larval state, on the roots, and when adult, on the leaves, of cabbage and other cruciferous plants.
 Cabbage fly Zoöl., a small two-winged fly (Anthomyia brassicæ), which feeds, in the larval or maggot state, on the roots of the cabbage, often doing much damage to the crop.
 Cabbage head, the compact head formed by the leaves of a cabbage; -- contemptuously or humorously, and colloquially, a very stupid and silly person; a numskull.
 Cabbage palmetto, a species of palm tree (Sabal Palmetto) found along the coast from North Carolina to Florida.
 Cabbage rose Bot., a species of rose (Rosa centifolia) having large and heavy blossoms.
 Cabbage tree, Cabbage palm, a name given to palms having a terminal bud called a cabbage, as the Sabal Palmetto of the United States, and the Euterpe oleracea and Oreodoxa oleracea of the West Indies.
 Sea cabbage.Bot. (a) Sea kale (b). The original Plant (Brassica oleracea), from which the cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, etc., have been derived by cultivation.
 Thousand-headed cabbage. See Brussels sprouts.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cab·bage, v. i. To form a head like that the cabbage; as, to make lettuce cabbage.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cab·bage, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cabbaged p. pr. & vb. n. Cabbaging ]  To purloin or embezzle, as the pieces of cloth remaining after cutting out a garment; to pilfer.
    Your tailor . . . cabbages whole yards of cloth.   --Arbuthnot.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any of various types of cabbage [syn: chou]
      2: informal terms for money [syn: boodle, bread, clams, dinero,
          dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot,
          moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar,
      3: any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea
         grown for their edible leaves or flowers [syn: cultivated
         cabbage, Brassica oleracea]
      v : make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, purloin,
           pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak,
          filch, nobble, lift]