[ kab-uh-ni-teer ]
/ ˌkæb ə nɪˈtɪər /
(sometimes initial capital letter) a member of a governmental cabinet.
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Lexical Investigations: PlagiarismThe Roman poet Martial who lived in first century AD had a problem: without the protection of copyright laws, he couldn’t stop the other poets of his day from circulating his poems as their own. His only recourse was to write witty verses admonishing and mocking the thieves. Of one rival he wrote, “The book you’re reciting, Fidentinus, is mine; but when you recite it …
- cabinet picture,
- cabinet pudding,
- cabinet scraper,
- cabinet wine,
Origin of cabineteer
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