Green’s Dictionary of Slang

cabbage n.6

[? a play on greens n.1 ]

1. the vagina; one of a number of terms that equates the vagina with a vegetable.

[UK]Farmer & Henley Sl. and Its Analogues.
[US]Maggie Jones [song title] Anybody Here Wants to Try My Cabbage.
[US]Lil Johnson ‘Anybody Here Want to Buy My Cabbage’ 🎵 Now, I’ve got good cabbage, smelling mighty sweet.
[US]Jellyroll Morton ‘Low Down Blues’ 🎵 I got a sweet woman; she lives right back of the jail. / She’s got a sign on her window, ‘Good Cabbage for sale’.
[US]Trimble 5000 Adult Sex Words and Phrases.
[US]Maledicta VI:1+2 (Summer/Winter) 131: Cabbage, cake, canoe, cock, poontang from putain.
[UK]M. Manning Get Your Cock Out 72: You’d think that now her cabbage had been turned inside out by little Lourdes and her paps shrivelled up into lactating paper bags she’d lay off all this soft focus sex rubbish.

2. a woman.

[US]B. Rose 8 May [synd. col.] The little cabbage spoke up for her generation [W&F].
[US] in T.I. Rubin Sweet Daddy 25: I like cabbage.
[UK]Roger’s Profanisaurus in Viz 87 Dec. n.p.: cabbage n. Girls; totty (qv). As in ‘I’m looking forward to going out this evening. I hope to get some cabbage’.

In phrases

boil someone’s cabbage (v.)

(US) of a man, to have sexual intercourse.

[US]Bessie Smith ‘Empty Bed Blues Pt 2’ 🎵 He boiled my first cabbage and he made it awful hot / When he put in the bacon it overflowed the pot.
take a turn among the cabbages (v.) (also be amongst the cabbages)

to have sexual intercourse.

[UK]Farmer & Henley Sl. and Its Analogues.
[UK]Farmer Vocabula Amatoria (1966) 233: Remuer. To copulate; ‘to be amongst the cabbages’.
[US]Maledicta IV:2 (Winter) 197: The terms used for copulating […] are not really euphemistic because it is implicit that no ambiguity could possibly result and, unlike euphemisms, they are, or used to be, avoided in polite, mixed company. Related to this group are the allusive […] to take a turn among the cabbages [...] among the parsley.