American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Money, especially counterfeit money.
- n. Money accepted as a bribe.
- n. Slang Stolen goods; swag.
- n. Slang A crowd of people; caboodle.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Crowd; pack; lot: in a contemptuous sense, especially in the phrase the whole kit and boodle.
- n. Money fraudulently obtained in public service; especially, money given to or received by officials in bribery, or gained by collusive contracts, appointments, etc.; by extension, gain from public cheating of any kind: often used attributively.
- n. Counterfeit money.
- n. A blockhead; a noodle.
- n. An old English name for the corn-marigold, Chrysanthemum segetum. Also written buddle.
- n. Same as newmarket, 1.
- n. Money, especially when acquired or spent illegally or improperly; swag.
- n. US, dialect The whole collection or lot; caboodle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Low, U. S. The whole collection or lot; caboodle.
- n. Polit. slang, U. S. Money given in payment for votes or political influence; bribe money; swag.
- n. a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
- n. informal terms for money
- From Dutch boedel. (Wiktionary)
- Dutch boedel, estate, from Middle Dutch bōdel; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In the mean time the governor had heard the whisper of "boodle" -- a word of the day expressive of a corrupt legislative fund.”
“We are now known as the boodle or boondoggle city.”
“Leaving her, I went to our rendezvous, near Broadway and Astor place, where I found Irving, who handed me over his "boodle" (as he termed it), remarking confidentially that I was to give him on my return his share into his own hands; and, singularly enough, each of the others did precisely the same thing.”
“This "boodle" deal evokes the query whether if a candidate for”
“The hint that the "boodle" was "six figures short" made the condition of the national treasury lamentably clear.”
“The telephone was not then in existence; there were no Pullman cars; the words "boodle" and "wire," in the sense here used, had never been heard.”
“He is simple in his habits, generous and kind, obedient to those who are over him either in civil or religious matters; he is a quiet citizen; he is very fond of a little "boodle" (when he can get it), and it is looked upon as one of his virtues which he sometimes pursues to an unwholesome extent; he is called up and rebuked for it, goes away and soon begins to do it again.”
“boodle" was "six figures short" made the condition of the national treasury lamentably clear.”
“It is their boodle, pelf and spoils that they are trying to preserve.”
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