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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
From Dutch boedel (property). Earliest documented use: 1833. Also see caboodle.
“[Moss Hart’s book] told of a scam to launder police-graft boodle by producing a flop musical.”
Ethan Mordden; Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre; Oxford University Press; 2013.
See more usage examples of boodle in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The world is changed not by the self-regarding, but by men and women prepared to make fools of themselves. -P.D. James, novelist (3 Aug 1920-2014)