Synonyms for caballed
- cook up
- rough out
- set up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CABALLED
They caballed, traduced the Baron, and he fell into disgrace.
The three last-named persons often held little conspiracies together, and caballed or grumbled against the head of the house.
He laughed at the crises: he disdained this war of words, caballed against ministers, and treated passing events with levity.
They conspired, they caballed, they fomented divisions in opinion all the more that they had not control in the Assembly.
The King, regarding it as a blow at the power of the Crown, caballed and canvassed the Peers against it.
He caballed with persecuted Papists and Puritans alike, and with various desperados.
1520s, "mystical interpretation of the Old Testament," later "society, small group meeting privately" (1660s), from French cabal, in both senses, from Medieval Latin cabbala (see cabbala). Popularized in English 1673 as an acronym for five intriguing ministers of Charles II (Clifford, Arlington, Buckingham, Ashley, and Lauderdale), which gave the word its sinister connotations.