kit and caboodle


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kit and caboodle

(ˈkɪt næ kəˈbudlæ)
n. everything; all parts and property. (Often with whole.) I want you out of here—kit and caboodle—by noon. She moved in to stay, kit and caboodle.
See also: and, caboodle, kit

kit and caboodle

The entire thing. A “kit” is a collection of items, such as a tool kit or a sewing kit. “Caboodle,” comes from “boodle,” is a collection of people. This 19th-century phrase was frequently misheard as “kitten caboodle,” causing the mishearer to look around for a young feline.
See also: and, caboodle, kit
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But it also serves as an inspiration to entrepreneurs everywhere, by demonstrating that the course of a corporate empire can be mapped out without the assistance of lawyers, investment bankers, and even secretaries - that the whole kit and caboodle can be captured on a flimsy cocktail napkin.
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the whole kit and caboodle, all the persons or things concerned.
Long before anyone measured IQ, analyzed us with Myers-Briggs, or slotted our personality types on the Enneagram, Jesus embraced the whole lot--introverts and extroverts, sensates and intuitives, thinkers and feelers, crusaders and artists--the whole kit and caboodle.
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