\kˈabɔːlə], \kˈabɔːlə], \k_ˈa_b_ɔː_l_ə]\
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One who. Note.-In its modern sense of "political intrigue or plotting," cabal was first used in 1671, when, by "a whimsical coincidence," it was found to be formed by the initial letters of the names of the members of the Cabinet-Clifford, Arlington, Buckingham, Ashley, and Lauderdale.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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