Usage examples for cabal

  1. The Empress Anna was surrounded by a cabal of powerful chiefs, who determined to keep the reins of power in their hands. – Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
  2. These ministers were therefore emphatically called the Cabal and they soon made that appellation so infamous that it has never since their time been used except as a term of reproach. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  3. There were still to be many rebellions- the strife of Burgundians and Armagnacs in the fifteenth century, the Wars of the League in the sixteenth century, the cabal of the Fronde in the seventeenth century- but the great issue had been settled in the days of the good St Louis. – The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac by Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton