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Definition: Cabinet council
(koun"s[i^]l), n. [F. concile, fr. L.
concilium; con- + calare to call, akin to Gr. ??? to call,
and E. hale, v., haul. Cf. Conciliate
. This word is often
confounded with counsel, with which it has no connection.]
1. An assembly of men summoned or convened for consultation,
deliberation, or advice; as, a council of physicians for
consultation in a critical case.
2. A body of man elected or appointed to constitute an
advisory or a legislative assembly; as, a governor's
council; a city council.
An old lord of the council rated me the other day.
3. Act of deliberating; deliberation; consultation.
Satan . . . void of rest,
His potentates to council called by night. --Milton.
O great in action and in council wise. --Pope.
. See under Aulic
. See under Cabinet
, the legislative branch of a city government,
usually consisting of a board of aldermen and common
council, but sometimes otherwise constituted.
. See under Common
, Council table
, the table round which a
council holds consultation; also, the council itself in
, the room or apartment in which a council
, the ceremonial fire kept burning while the
Indians hold their councils. [U.S.] --Bartlett.
Council of war
, an assembly of officers of high rank,
called to consult with the commander in chief in regard to
measures or importance or nesessity.
(Eccl.), an assembly of prelates or
divines convened from the whole body of the church to
regulate matters of doctrine or discipline.
, a body of men elected as advisers of the
chief magistrate, whether of a State or the nation. [U.S.]
, the upper house of a legislature,
usually called the senate.
. See under Privy
Syn: Assembly; meeting; congress; diet; parliament;
convention; convocation; synod.
(k[a^]b"[i^]*n[e^]t), n. [F., dim. of cabine
or cabane. See Cabin
1. A hut; a cottage; a small house. [Obs.]
Hearken a while from thy green cabinet,
The rural song of careful Colinet. --Spenser.
2. A small room, or retired apartment; a closet.
3. A private room in which consultations are held.
Philip passed some hours every day in his father's
4. The advisory council of the chief executive officer of a
nation; a cabinet council.
Note: In England, the cabinet or cabinet council consists of
those privy councilors who actually transact the
immediate business of the government. --Mozley & W. --
In the United States, the cabinet is composed of the
heads of the executive departments of the government,
namely, the Secretary of State, of the Treasury, of
War, of the Navy, of the Interior, and of Agiculture,
the Postmaster-general, and the Attorney-general.
(a) A set of drawers or a cupboard intended to contain
articles of value. Hence:
(b) A decorative piece of furniture, whether open like an
['e]tag[`e]re or closed with doors. See
6. Any building or room set apart for the safe keeping and
exhibition of works of art, etc.; also, the collection
(a) Same as Cabinet
, n., 4 (of which body it was
formerly the full title).
(b) A meeting of the cabinet.
, a member of a cabinet council.
, a photograph of a size smaller than an
imperial, though larger than a carte de visite
, a small and generally highly finished
picture, suitable for a small room and for close