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Kendal

/ˈkɛndəl/
noun
1.
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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  • 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 Rafael Sabatini
  • "I am obliged to say, sir, that I shall have to abandon the case," said kendal.

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
  • In great alarm, kendal sprang to his feet and threw open the door.

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
  • The greatest of all questions, however, is: Do you think you care for Mr. kendal?

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
  • kendal received the intelligence with a look of interest in his eyes.

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
  • A few moments later kendal's step was heard in the corridor.

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
  • "Only some of the clumsy servants in the corridor without," replied kendal.

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
  • But she won't be 'miss' very long, for she is soon to marry Mr. kendal.

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
Word Origin and History for kendal
n.

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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