whole kit and caboodle


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Noun1.whole kit and caboodle - everything available; usually preceded by `the'; "we saw the whole shebang"; "a hotdog with the works"; "we took on the whole caboodle"; "for $10 you get the full treatment"
entireness, entirety, integrality, totality - the state of being total and complete; "he read the article in its entirety"; "appalled by the totality of the destruction"
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And no more schnapps, mind, until we're clear of the whole kit and caboodle.
The Summit Refuge is dual trekking pole supported so the whole kit and caboodle weighs less than two pounds
And 24 Hours in A&E (Channel 4) is just the show to demonstrate how scarily fragile the whole kit and caboodle of existence can be sometimes.
And 24 Hours in A&E (Channel 4) is just the show to demonstrate just how scarily fragile the whole kit and caboodle of existence can be sometimes.
And yet the whole kit and caboodle only raised the price of my car by just over PS2000.
The new logo will come on the whole kit and caboodle within the duty free environment, from billboards to shopping bags.
Gutters that have an inadequate number of brackets to hold them in place, coupled with down pipes held at the top by the gutter outlet, will be evident even in snow but even more so when the weight of the snow sliding down the roof pulls the whole kit and caboodle off the wall.