Caban vs Cabal - What's the difference?

caban | cabal |


As nouns the difference between caban and cabal

is that caban is (philippines) a grain measure equal to 347 cubic feet, used in the philippine islands while cabal is a usually secret exclusive organization of individuals gathered for a political purpose.

As a verb cabal is

to engage in the activities of a.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

caban

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Philippines) A grain measure equal to 3.47 cubic feet, used in the Philippine Islands.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1916, author=Fedor Jagor; Tomas de Comyn; Chas. Wilkes; Rudolf Virchow., title=The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=After a good harvest the caban fetches four reales; but just before the harvest the price rises to one dollar, and often much higher. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1906, author=John Foreman, title=The Philippine Islands, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Eusebio Mazorca further states: [105]--"The Governor receives payment of the tribute in rice-paddy, which he credits to the native at two reales in silver per caban . }}

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    cabal

    English

    (wikipedia cabal)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A usually secret exclusive organization of individuals gathered for a political purpose.
  • The cabal is plotting to take over the world.
  • A secret plot.
  • The cabal to destroy the building was foiled by federal agents.
  • An identifiable group within the tradition of .
  • * 1965
  • Some episkoposes have a one-man cabal . Some work together. Some never do explain.

    Synonyms

    * camarilla * conspiracy

    Derived terms

    * cabalistic * cabbalistic * TINC (there is no cabal)

    Verb

  • To engage in the activities of a
  • * I believed her to have been carried off by some persons belonging to a party of Jacobites who were known to be caballing against the government, though to what extent was not then ascertained.
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  • See also

    * cabal glass ----