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cabbage

Money. Oh please, I don't have the cabbage to buy a fancy car like that!

fall off the cabbage truck

To be gullible, naïve, or unsophisticated. The subject is often a person from a rural or rustic background. Mary has no idea about how to act in polite society, always behaving as if she just fell off the cabbage truck.
See also: cabbage, fall, off, truck

cabbagehead

A stupid person. Did you hear that guy's ridiculous question? Geez, what a cabbagehead.

cabbage

n. money. (see also green, spinach.) How much cabbage you want for this heater?

cabbagehead

n. a fool; a stupid person. What cabbagehead put this thing on upside down?

fall off the cabbage truck

To be a nai¨ve newcomer. Imagine a flatbed farm wagon laden with fresh produce arriving in a city. Sliding off the back was a country bumpkin whose brain, or so smug sophisticated urbanites would agree, contained no more clue about worldly ways than a head of cabbage that might roll off the vehicle. A similar expression was to say that someone “just got off the boat,” a reference to immigration in the days of steamship passage when new arrivals were thoroughly ignorant of New World customs. Among the snappy denials to being called a hick or greenhorn were “I wasn't born yesterday” or “I might have been born at night, but not last night” or the wonderfully imaginative Midwestern comeback, “Hey, what makes you think I just got off the noon balloon from Rangoon?”
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Meantime the cabbages all turned very red in the face, and it seemed as if old Nick himself had taken possession of every thing in the shape of a timepiece.
And when they came he gave them some of the good cabbage to eat, so that they became human again.
His golden dream was accomplished; he did, indeed, find an unlooked-for source of wealth, for, when his paternal lands were distributed into building lots and rented out to safe tenants, instead of producing a paltry crop of cabbages they returned him an abundant crop of rent, insomuch that on quarter day it was a goodly sight to see his tenants knocking at the door from morning till night, each with a little round-bellied bag of money, a golden produce of the soil.
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A healthy alternative to the usual cabbage rolls that use pork, these chicken-based rolls have all the goodness minus the fat.
Residents and farmers in Penghu are preparing for the '2018 Cabbage King Competition,' to find the largest head of cabbage in Taiwan.
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Red cabbage microgreens, in particular, have garnered attention for their potential to help protect against chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease, a leading cause of death in the United States.
There are two culprits: large cabbage white caterpillars, which are yellow and black and hairy, and those of the small cabbage white, which are pale green with short velvet-like hairs.
The most common kind and the one we associate the dish with in our mind is made with Napa (aka Chinese) cabbage.
INGREDIENTS 1 savoy cabbage (whole) 2tbsp extra virgin rapeseed oil 150g smoked lardons (diced) 2 garlic cloves (roughly crushed) 1/2tsp mild curry powder 1tsp caraway seeds 1tsp celery seeds 3tbsp creme fraiche Crushed black pepper (to taste) METHOD FOR THE CABBAGE: Cut the cabbage in half, remove the dry leaves and the stalk.
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They filmed all day and then we cut the cabbage and took it down to the local pub, which is the Fox and Hounds in Llanharry," said Phillip.
Yet I found myself last weekend having to do something with purple cabbage.