What does the word cabbage mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Philanthropos
  3. That cabbage soup, however, exhaled a very strong odour. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola