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Cabinet-council

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Ca'binet-council. n.s. A council held in a private manner, with unusual privacy and confidence.

The doctrine of Italy, and practice of France, in some kings times, hath introduced cabinet-councils. Bacon's Essays.

From the highest to the lowest it is universally read; from the cabinet-council to the nursery. Gay to Swift.

Sources: Bacon, Francis (396) · Gay, John (51)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Cabinet-council." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 26, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=13771.


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