Main definitions of cabbaging in English

: cabbaging1cabbaging2

cabbaging1

Pronunciation /ˈkabɪdʒɪŋ/

noun

rare
  • The growth or formation of a head or heart (by a cabbage, lettuce, etc.).

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Leonard Meager (c1624–c1704), gardener and writer on gardening. From cabbage + -ing.

Main definitions of cabbaging in English

: cabbaging1cabbaging2

cabbaging2

Pronunciation /ˈkabɪdʒɪŋ/

noun

informal
  • The action of "cabbage"; pilfering, purloining.

    attributive in earliest use.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Diverting Muse. From cabbage + -ing.