cabbage

Part of speech: noun

The close leaved head of any one of certain plants; also, the plant.

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Usage examples "cabbage":

  1. However, the poor butterfly was dead, and there lay the eggs on the cabbage- leaf, and the green caterpillar had a kind heart, so she resolved to do her best. - "Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading", Frances Jenkins Olcott.
  2. A Priest has the same essence, is composed of the same elements, endowed with the same organization as other men; he has no more natural command, no greater power, no greater right; Priests do not come into the world with crosiers, or with, mitres, or with rosaries; the revolutions of matter create and destroy them; they are decomposed as a cow or a cabbage. - "The Character Of A Priest", Philanthropos.
  3. That cabbage soup, however, exhaled a very strong odour. - "The Fat and the Thin", Emile Zola.