- a town in NW England, in Cumbria: a gateway town to the Lake District, with an ancient woollen industry. Pop: 28 030 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for kendal
On Tuesday, Ralph was walking through Kendal on his northward journey.
Five hours hence it would pass the northward coach from Kendal.
The King will serve me as poor Wrycraft was served two days ago at Kendal.The Tavern Knight
"I am obliged to say, sir, that I shall have to abandon the case," said Kendal.
In great alarm, Kendal sprang to his feet and threw open the door.
Word Origin and History for kendal
green woolen cloth, late 14c., from place name in Westmoreland where it was manufactured. The place so called for being in the dale of the River Kent.
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