Definitions

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  • n. One who cabals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who cabals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who unites with others to effect an object by intrigue; one who cabals.

Etymologies

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cabal +‎ -er

Examples

  • A proud, dark, ambitious man; a caballer against the state; infamous for his avarice and severity:

    The Black Dwarf

  • I also, though much against my inclination, shall decamp; for he might perhaps consider me as an adviser, caballer, confidante, or at least a troublesome spectator.

    Tales and Novels — Volume 08

  • I will be a country gentleman, in the true sense of the word, and will accept of no favour that shall make any one think I would not be of the opposition when I think it a necessary one; as, on the other hand, I should scorn to make myself a round to any man’s ladder of preferment, or a caballer for the sake of my own.”

    Pamela

  • A proud, dark, ambitious man; a caballer against the state; infamous for his avarice and severity; a bad son, a bad brother, unkind and ungenerous to all his relatives — Isabel, I would die rather than have him.”

    The Black Dwarf

  • A proud, dark, ambitious man; a caballer against the state; infamous for his avarice and severity; a bad son, a bad brother, unkind and ungenerous to all his relatives -- Isabel, I would die rather than have him. "

    The Black Dwarf

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