from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The pith or core of a cabbage or colewort; a cabbage-stalk.


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  • If any “yird, ” or earth, stick to the root, that is “tocher, ” or fortune; and the taste of the “custock, ” that is, the heart of the stem, is indicative of the natural temper and disposition.



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  • The pith or core of a cabbage. The heart of a cabbage stalk. See castock.

    June 20, 2015

  • Thinking of a Cossack wearing a cassock and wielding a custock.

    June 20, 2015