1. deceitful talk.
|Dict. of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, etc. 81: Flummery deceptious talk. See Cabbage.|
2. a ‘crib’ or other form of cheat used by schoolchildren.
|Dict. of Phrase and Fable 129: Cabbage is also a common schoolboy term for a literary crib, or other petty theft .|