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the whole kit and caboodle

All the parts of a group of things. I had a collection I'd been putting together for nearly 25 years, and burglars stole the whole kit and caboodle. John has some awesome camping gear, and he let us borrow the whole kit and caboodle for the weekend.
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whole kit and caboodle

Inf. a group of pieces of equipment or belongings. (The word caboodle is used only in this expression.) When I bought Bob's motorhome, I got furniture, refrigerator, and linenthe whole kit and caboodle. The salesman managed to sell John the whole kit and caboodle.
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Kaboodle was launched in 2005 when Manish Chandra and his wife grew frustrated trying to buy home improvement products (2009).
We believe that Kaboodle will bring to social shopping what MySpace has brought to social media.
Kaboodle enables users to create web pages within which they can make wish lists, do comparison shopping, plan travel and store personal research.
A young sales promotion writer once brought me copy that included the phrase the whole kitten kaboodle.
Carter brings years of experience from ecommerce giants like Amazon and Gap, and developed, social and mobile products for Ofoto and Kaboodle.
Prior to Drip Drop, Zehren was CEO of the ecommerce site Kaboodle, which merged with stylespot.
It will make its new home at the former Kit and Kaboodle on Victoria Street with music from Dave Whelan and Robbie Edwards supported by Marc Alexander and Dom Townsend.
Kid and Kaboodle specialises in designer and high-end baby and kids clothing and baby equipment such as prams, highchairs and cots.
And by draining a closing 18-foot birdie putt yesterday he didn't just sneak in through the back door with a runners-up spot - he won the whole kit and kaboodle.
For her part, Hartwick will bring to the Fifth Street Market a "totally brand new store in Eugene and the world," Obie said, one which Hartwick describes as "a cross between Sur La Table and Kitchen Kaboodle," popular Portland stores, with a bit of nationally known Williams-Sonoma thrown in.
Without the clerks, grease monkeys, technicians, medics, signallers, cooks and bottlewashers, the whole kaboodle would seize up.
An easy-to-follow manual, "Teacher Kit & Kaboodle," defines the program, which also includes a teacher training DVD; a CD-ROM with sample lesson plans, forms, student worksheets and more; a class accompaniment disk; and four nine-week student textbooks.
Cat lovers will be entertained by the Kat 'n' Kaboodle streetshow at The Waterfront, the Park's new strip of shops and restaurants.
The couple became regulars at the capital's Kitty's Kaboodle res- taurant where they enjoyed romantic lunches throughout the week.