Definitions of Caballed

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Usage examples for Caballed

  1. He intrigued in society and politics, was a practised duellist, and though he was not more than seven- or eight- and- twenty at Richelieu's death, had already caballed against him. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  2. As the subject of the inquiry in Campania was thus removed, the proceedings were then directed towards Rome: by construing the order of the senate to have meant, that inquiry should be made, not specially who at Capua, but generally who at any place had caballed or conspired against the state; for that cabals, for the attaining of honours, were contrary to the edicts of the state. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius
  3. Captain Vane always treated his consort with very little respect, and assumed a superiority over him and his crew, regarding the vessel but as a tender to his own: this gave them disgust; for they thought themselves as good pirates, and as great rogues as the best of them; so they caballed together, and resolved, the first opportunity, to leave the company, and accept of his majesty's pardon, or set up for themselves; either of which they thought more honorable than to be the servants to Vane: the putting aboard so many negroes, where there were so few hands to take care of them, aggravated the matter, though they thought fit to conceal or stifle their resentment at that time. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  4. His brothers caballed one against another, and against the persons who figured as responsible ministers. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  5. While here, Alketas, Polemon, and Dokimus caballed against him, claiming the supreme command for themselves. – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  6. During Napoleon's invasion of Spain he had caballed with politicians in that country who were inclined to accept a substitute for their absent sovereign; at another time he had entertained hopes of being made king of the Ionian Islands. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  7. The generals caballed against him; the soldiers were on the point of mutiny; the Czar himself wrote to express his impatience for an attack upon the French. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  8. I caballed against the captain; I wanted his post. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  9. He caballed with the very men to whom he had hitherto been most vehemently opposed for the sole object of expelling Lord Shelburne from office. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  10. Don Gabriel de Toledo, who was ordered to be very frank with me, was very reserved when he saw how I was mortified about the news of M. de Turenne, and caballed with the generals in such a manner as made me very uneasy. – The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
  11. The three last- named persons often held little conspiracies together, and caballed or grumbled against the head of the house. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray