Usage examples for cabbage

  1. A cabbage, for example, often fetched 10s. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper
  2. Add the bacon to three times the quantity of shredded, raw cabbage. – The Myrtle Reed Cook Book by Myrtle Reed
  3. And his lodgings were becoming a horror to him; the landlady's cat had already killed two enormous rats In the hallway; also cabbage had been cooked in the kitchen that day. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  4. He may go out in the garden and cut a cabbage- leaf. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  5. In another saucepan boil a cabbage, and in a third pan stew some peeled apples and bananas cut up. – Joe Tilden's Recipes for Epicures by Joe Tilden
  6. Then he tipped the tea- post and rails we used to call it- into our tin pannikins, and proceeded to boil part of a cabbage in the billy for the invalid. – The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas by Mary Gaunt
  7. And the Pope ordered his old mountain friend cabbage, bacon, and greens. – In Happy Valley by John Fox
  8. Oh, a cabbage- leaf that calls itself the 'Echo de la Bievre'! – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  9. The cabbage thus cut up is placed in a barrel, a little salt is sprinkled on from time to time, then pressed down very closely and covered at the open head. – Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia by Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker
  10. Among the butterfly representatives I at length observed one individual which at first had escaped me, an exclusive white cabbage- butterfly which sipped quietly at his leaf in the shade, and seemed to take little interest in the disreputable actions of his associates. – My Studio Neighbors by William Hamilton Gibson
  11. Marine plants, such as the sea- anemones, the rock- grown samphire, and the sea- cabbage grow around the islands in great profusion. – The South Isles of Aran by Oliver J. Burke
  12. They have abundance of vegetables, and the lower orders live a good deal on cabbage, which is here of a large size. – A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium by Richard Boyle Bernard
  13. Reputation won't pass for the current coin of this here realm; and let me tell you, that if it ain't backed by some of it, it ain't a bit better than rotten cabbage, as I have found. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  14. He may have the intellect of a cabbage, but he wants a 'new order. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  15. I am such a little thing to plant a whole cabbage bed. – The Settlers at Home by Harriet Martineau
  16. Not twenty feet ahead of us, crouchin' down in the cabbage patch, is the villain. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  17. It may be made to bloom like the cabbage; it may spread out like an umbrella- it can never be large enough nor showy enough to suit us. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner