any of several varieties of lettuce that have roundish flattened heads resembling cabbages
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How to use cabbage lettuce in a sentence
Choose a head of fine cabbage lettuce, strip off the outer leaves, cut it in half, and wash it well.The National Cook Book, 9th ed. | Hannah Mary Peterson
Put into a salad-bowl the small white leaves of a head of cabbage-lettuce; add the fish; pour over them a mayonnaise.
Put into a salad-bowl the crisp small centre leaves of two heads of cabbage lettuce.
Put into a salad-bowl the leaves of three hearts of cabbage lettuce; drain the meat, and add to the lettuce.
It is very early and delicate, and may be planted almost as close together as a crop of cabbage-lettuce.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America | Fearing Burr