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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boodle  \Boo"dle\,  n.  [Origin  uncertain.] 
  1.  The  whole  collection  or  lot  caboodle.  [Low,  U.  S.] 
  --Bartlett. 
 
  2.  Money  given  in  payment  for  votes  or  political  influence; 
  bribe  money;  swag.  [Polit.  slang,  U.  S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boodle 
  n  :  a  gambling  card  game  in  which  chips  are  placed  on  the  ace 
  and  king  and  queen  and  jack  of  separate  suits  (taken  from 
  a  separate  deck);  a  player  plays  the  lowest  card  of  a 
  suit  in  his  hand  and  successively  higher  cards  are  played 
  until  the  sequence  stops;  the  player  who  plays  a  card 
  matching  one  in  the  layout  wins  all  the  chips  on  that 
  card  [syn:  {Michigan},  {Chicago},  {Newmarket},  {stops}] 




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