What is the difference between a "kit" and a "caboodle"?
#116980. Asked by star_gazer. (Aug 23 10 9:34 PM)
1. a set or collection of tools, supplies, instructional matter, etc., for a specific purpose: a first-aid kit; a sales kit.
2. the case for containing these.
3. such a case and its contents.
4. a set of materials or parts from which something can be assembled: a model car made from a kit.
5. Informal . a set, lot, or collection of things or persons.
1. the lot, pack, or crowd: I have no use for the whole caboodle.
The whole kit and caboodle
Meaning - A collection of things.
Origin - The words kit and caboodle have rather similar meanings.
A kit - is set of objects, as in a toolkit, or what a soldier would put in his kit-bag.
A caboodle (or boodle) - is an archaic term meaning group or collection, usually of people.
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