"kit and caboodle" meaning in English

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Adverb

Audio: en-au-kit and caboodle.ogg [Australia]
Etymology: From kit (from Middle Dutch kitte (“wooden vessel made of hooped staves”)) + boodle (from Dutch boedel (“property, moveable estate”)). Etymology templates: {{m|en|kit}} kit, {{etyl|dum|en}} Middle Dutch, {{m|dum|kitte||wooden vessel made of hooped staves}} kitte (“wooden vessel made of hooped staves”), {{m|en|boodle}} boodle, {{etyl|nl|en}} Dutch, {{m|nl|boedel||property, moveable estate}} boedel (“property, moveable estate”) Head templates: {{en-adv|-}} kit and caboodle (not comparable)
  1. (US) All together; as one. Tags: US, not-comparable
    Sense id: kit_and_caboodle-en-adv-yKJZQGfd Categories (other): American English, English coordinated pairs Disambiguation of English coordinated pairs: 82 18

Noun

Audio: en-au-kit and caboodle.ogg [Australia]
Etymology: From kit (from Middle Dutch kitte (“wooden vessel made of hooped staves”)) + boodle (from Dutch boedel (“property, moveable estate”)). Etymology templates: {{m|en|kit}} kit, {{etyl|dum|en}} Middle Dutch, {{m|dum|kitte||wooden vessel made of hooped staves}} kitte (“wooden vessel made of hooped staves”), {{m|en|boodle}} boodle, {{etyl|nl|en}} Dutch, {{m|nl|boedel||property, moveable estate}} boedel (“property, moveable estate”) Head templates: {{en-noun|-}} kit and caboodle (uncountable)
  1. Everything entirely, the whole lot. Tags: uncountable
    Sense id: kit_and_caboodle-en-noun-JoPnVXUf Synonyms: everything

Alternative forms

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          "ref": "1951, Holling Clancy Holling, Minn of the Mississippi, 1979, page 65",
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          "ref": "2000 October, Working Mother, page 132",
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