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n. - An esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries.

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  • The cabala of things, the cipher of nature, so that
  • Witness: cabala, mehndi, yoga, putting those weird white dots on your eyes.
  • The whole Clinton cabala with the Repubs is a figment of far left imagination.
  • For some Jews, even Orthodox Jews, cabala is something reserved for over-40 male scholars who have mastered Torah and Talmud. for more
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  • A "cabal" is a secret political plot or a group of secret plotters, "cabala" or "cabbala" is a system of mysticism in Judaism, while "cable" is a strong wire or metal rope.
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