- a coarse woolen cloth, green in color.
- a shade of green produced by a dye extracted from the woadwaxen plant.
Origin of Kendal green
First recorded in 1505–15; named after Kendal, town in Westmoreland, England, where the cloth was originally woven and dyed
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- a green woollen cloth, formerly worn by foresters
- the colour of this cloth, produced by a dye obtained from the woad plantSee also dyer's-greenweed
C14: from Kendal, where it originated
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