caboodle

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Etymology[edit]

US slang, mid 19th century, thought to be from "kit and boodle"; "the whole boodle" is attested in the 1830s, and "the whole caboodle" in 1848.

Noun[edit]

caboodle ‎(plural caboodles)

  1. any large collection of things or people

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