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.
Cloth or clippings cabbaged or purloined by one who cuts
To form a head like that the cabbage; as, to make
To purloin or embezzle, as the pieces of cloth
remaining after cutting out a garment; to pilfer.