Tailor vs Carbage - What's the difference?

tailor | carbage |


As nouns the difference between tailor and carbage

is that tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothes professionally, especially suits and men's clothing while carbage is shreds and patches of cloth cut off by a tailor when cutting out clothes or carbage can be food that is high in carbohydrates.

As a verb tailor

is to make, repair, or alter clothes.

tailor

English

(wikipedia tailor)

Alternative forms

* tailour (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who makes, repairs, or alters clothes professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.
  • (Australia) The fish .
  • Derived terms

    * tailorbird * tailoress * tailor-fashion * tailor-made * tailor's chalk * tailor's dummy

    Synonyms

    * (fish ) bluefish

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make, repair, or alter clothes.
  • To make or adapt (something) for a specific need.
  • To restrict (something) in order to meet a particular need
  • .

    References

    * Australian Fish and How to Catch Them , Richard Allan, Landsdowne Publishing, 1990, ISBN 1-86302-674-6.

    carbage

    English

    Etymology 1

    Possibly from garbage.

    Noun

    (-)
  • Shreds and patches of cloth cut off by a tailor when cutting out clothes.
  • References

    * OED

    Etymology 2

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    Noun

    (-)
  • Food that is high in carbohydrates.
  • * 2006 , James O'Keefe & Joan O'Keefe, The Forever Young Diet and Lifestyle , Andrews McMeel (2006), ISBN 9780740754883, page 87:
  • The most important reason to avoid “carbage ” like sugar, white flour, and highly processed foods is that they are foreign to our genetic makeup.
  • * 2011 , Tyler Graham & Drew Ramsey, The Happiness Diet: A Nutritional Prescription for a Sharp Brain, Balanced Mood, and Lean, Energized Body , Rodale (2011), ISBN 9781605293271, page 41:
  • This is the same process that browns foods, such as bread crust. The more carbage we eat, the more glycation occurs.
  • * 2012 , Mari Mancusi, Love At 11 , ISBN 9781620510193, page 59:
  • A plain garden salad. That was all she ordered, making me feel like a heifer for having gotten the fried chicken quesadilla. But screw it. After the embarrassment I'd suffered, I needed major carbage .