Definitions

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  • n. The process whereby two water masses of differing temperatures and/or salinities mix and produce a water mass of higher density which subsequently sinks.
  • v. Present participle of cabal.

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Examples

  • What we have is a bunch of unelected 'clerks' caballing together and making a false arrest of a governor?

    Illinois Attorney General Calls For Blago's Removal

  • Ill-clad at the same time, and ill-shod, they fell to caballing and arranging plans to attack the city of Chios.

    Hellenica

  • Even in respect of the very mischief from which he had fled, the detraction and caballing of the envious, he was hardly any better off at Berlin than he had been at Paris.

    Voltaire

  • Theists have never been found caballing in any state.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • “Would you like a retainer for the caballing your strauss is about to receive?”

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  • The Cameronians were about to take arms for the restoration of the house of Stewart, whom they regarded, with justice, as their oppressors; and the intrigues of the period presented the strange picture of papists, prelatists, and presbyterians, caballing among themselves against the English government, out of a common feeling that their country had been treated with injustice.

    The Black Dwarf

  • For a time, by dint of much caballing and much dwelling upon his own deserts, he triumphed over his enemies in the matter of the degree.

    The Common Reader, Second Series

  • Dozens of unnecessary zippers on pants and jackets will leave most goys groping for untold minutes to find their change or house keys, and the constant rattling noise of excess buckles will let caballing Members know when a fashionable goy is near.

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  • Washington, a dismal swamp at the best of times, was sweaty and feverish, and so were its inhabitants, with Grant's presidency soon to enter its final year and the whole foul political crew in a ferment of caballing and mischief.

    Flashman and The Redskins

  • The caballing for dissolution of the Union, why should that be treasonable?

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 334, August 1843

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