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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cabbage  \Cab"bage\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p  {Cabbaged}  (-b[asl]jd); 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Cabbaging}  (-b[asl]*j[i^]ng).]  [F.  cabasser, 
  fr  OF  cabas  theft;  cf  F.  cabas  basket,  and  OF  cabuser  to 
  cheat.] 
  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. 




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