any of several cultivated varieties of a plant, Brassica oleracea capitata, of the mustard family, having a short stem and leaves formed into a compact, edible head.
the head or leaves of this plant, eaten cooked or raw.
Slang. money, especially paper money.
Chiefly British Informal.
a stupid, dull, or spiritless person.
a mentally impaired person who is unable to live independently; vegetable.
1350–1400; Middle English caboche, caboge, cabage
head of cabbage < dialectal Old French
(Picardy, Normandy) literally, head, noggin, equivalent to ca-
formative in expressive words, of uncertain origin + boche;