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Cabbage

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It is said that no sort of food causes so much thirst as cabbage, especially that called colewort. Pausanias tells us it first sprang from the sweat of Jupiter, some drops of which fell on the earth. Cœlius, Rhodiginus, Ovid, Suidas, and others repeat the same fable.

“Some drops of sweat happening to light on the earth produced what mortals call cabbage.”—Rabelais: Pantagruel, book iv. (Prologue).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Ca Ira (it will go)
Caaba
Cab
Cabal
Cabala
Cabalist
Cabalistic
Caballero
Cabbage
Cabbage (To)
Cabinet Ministers
Cabiri
Cable’s Length
Cabochon (En)
Cachecope Bell
Cachet (pron. cahshay)
Cacodæmon
Cacoethes (Greek)
Cacus