boodles

boodle

[bood-l] Slang.
noun
1.
the lot, pack, or crowd: Send the whole boodle back to the factory.
2.
a large quantity of something, especially money: He's worth a boodle.
3.
a bribe or other illicit payment, especially to or from a politician; graft.
4.
stolen goods; loot; booty; swag.
verb (used without object), boodled, boodling.
5.
to obtain money dishonestly, as by bribery or swindling.
Idioms
6.
kit and boodle. kit1 ( def 10 ).

Origin:
1615–25, Americanism; < Dutch boedel property

boodler, noun
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boodle (ˈbuːdəl)
 
n
1.  money or valuables, esp when stolen, counterfeit, or used as a bribe
2.  chiefly (US) another word for caboodle
 
vb
3.  to give or receive money corruptly or illegally
 
[C19: from Dutch boedel all one's possessions, from Old Frisian bōdel movable goods, inheritance; see caboodle]

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boodle
1833, "crowd;" 1858, "phony money," especially "graft money," actual or potential (1883), both Amer.Eng. slang, either or both based on bundle, or from Du. boedel "property."
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