Kendal green
Kendal green Ken"dal green`, or Kendal Ken"dal A cloth colored green by dye obtained from the woad-waxen, formerly used by Flemish weavers at Kendal, in Westmoreland, England. --J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants). [1913 Webster]

How couldst thou know these men in Kendal green ? --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Kendal (green) — or Kendal [ken′dəl] n. 〚after Kendal, city in England, where orig. made〛 1. a coarse, green woolen cloth 2. its color * * * …   Universalium

  • Kendal (green) — or Kendal [ken′dəl] n. [after Kendal, city in England, where orig. made] 1. a coarse, green woolen cloth 2. its color …   English World dictionary

  • Kendal (green) — or Kendal [ken′dəl] n. [after Kendal, city in England, where orig. made] 1. a coarse, green woolen cloth 2. its color …   English World dictionary

  • Kendal green — /ken dl/ 1. a coarse woolen cloth, green in color. 2. a shade of green produced by a dye extracted from the woadwaxen plant. [1505 15; named after Kendal, town in Westmoreland, England, where the cloth was originally woven and dyed] * * * …   Universalium

  • Kendal Green — [ kɛnd(ə)l] noun 1》 a kind of rough green woollen cloth. 2》 the green colour of this cloth. Origin from the name of Kendal, a town in Cumbria …   English new terms dictionary

  • Kendal green — Ken′dal green′ [[t]ˈkɛn dl[/t]] n. 1) tex a coarse woolen cloth, green in color 2) the color of this cloth • Etymology: 1505–15; after Kendal, town in Westmoreland, England, where the cloth was orig. woven and dyed …   From formal English to slang

  • Kendal green — noun Etymology: Kendal, England Date: 1514 a green woolen cloth resembling homespun or tweed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Kendal green — noun a green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant • Syn: ↑Kendal • Hypernyms: ↑dye, ↑dyestuff …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kendal green — 1. noun a) A coarse green woolen cloth. b) A light greyish green colour, like that of the cloth. 2. adjective Of a light greyish green colour …   Wiktionary

  • Kendal Green (MBTA station) — Infobox Station name=Kendal Green image size= image caption= address=205 Church Street Weston, MA 02493 2007 coordinates= line=rail color box|system=MBTA|line=Fitchburg other= platform=1 side platforms tracks=2 parking=57 free spaces bicycle=… …   Wikipedia

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