• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Caballer kȧ*băl"lẽr One who cabals. "A close caballer and tongue-valiant lord."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n caballer One who unites with others to effect an object by intrigue; one who cabals.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Caballer a plotter or intriguer
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. cabale; from Cabala.


In literature:

When any adverse connection is to be destroyed, the cabal seldom appear in the work themselves.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
To prevent the possibility of any cabals being formed, in consequence of his youth, he was crowned the day after his father's death.
"The Empire of Russia" by John S. C. Abbott
The literary cabal had some years ago formed something like a regular plan for the destruction of the Christian religion.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. III. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
It is from their humors and cabals that they find their affairs most frequently troubled and distracted.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. IV. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Of this, a cabal in the Senate of the United States has furnished many proofs.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
The regency of this woman is a story of cabals and the intrigues of aspiring favorites.
"A Short History of France" by Mary Platt Parmele
And hasn't Sir Benjamin Hall, and the gallant Commodore Napier, Made such a cabal with Cabbell and Hamilton as would make any chap queer?
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
He tells us that life in great cities facilitates cabals among the workers and confers power on the Plebs.
"The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844 with a Preface written in 1892" by Frederick Engels
All that interval there was great and numerous caballing among the courtiers.
"Andrew Marvell" by Augustine Birrell
But here the artist stranded, the victim of a cabal, despite the protection of Camille Maupin.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe

In news:

The movie includes a cabal of incessantly mocked "deaf Jews".
Amy Goodman interviewed protest experts Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dorhn on NATO ("a global secret cabal, the military arm of the global one percent"—that latter phrase is getting some traction).
School of seven bells face to face on high places (jesu rmx) my cabal.
I hope this blog speaks for those in Queens County who feel isolated politically due to the domination of the borough by a small cabal of Democrats who have dominated our elected representation for over a half a century.
As members of the Santa Barbara education cabal milled around El Paseo restaurant on election night, they were fairly confident about the passage of two local parcel taxes, A and B.
He'll speak with Guy Lawson about hedge fund fraud, a "secret market," and a mysterious cabal known as the Octopus.
Geraldo Rivera Suspects Homeland Security Is Run by 'Lesbian Cabal '.
Bill Attewell (left), and Jorge Cabal sit in the family room addition of their Greendale home.
Is it a powerful global cabal .
Is Bilderberg a conference on world affairs or a powerful global cabal .
Sue Myrick Retires, Opening Door for Islamist Intern Cabal To Take Power.
School of Seven Bells, "My Cabal ".
Decoding the Neocon Cabal .
As a small-town newspaper peon, I'm not a part of that cabal.
So can the " knitting police," a self-appointed cabal that believe it has the power to declare what's right and what's wrong in the world of needlework.

In science:

Van Wesep, Wadge degrees and descriptive set theory, in: Cabal Seminar 76-77, edited by A. S.
Game representations of classes of piecewise definable functions
The “staggered cabal ” promotes using a technique known as “root ed staggered quarks.” This is the procedure mentioned above of starting with extra particles and taking a fractional power of the fermion determinant.
So you want to be a lattice theorist?
The extender algebra and Σ2 1 absoluteness, to appear in The Cabal Seminar, vol IV, edited by Alexander S.
Descriptive inner model theory
For our results in Section 6 we shall need some basic notions of the Descriptive Set Theory of the Cabal Seminar.
Techniques for approaching the dual Ramsey property in the projective hierarchy
Everything we lay out here can be found in [Mo80], our account is just for the convenience of the more combinatorially oriented reader who might be unfamiliar with the language of the Cabal.
Techniques for approaching the dual Ramsey property in the projective hierarchy