- any of various plants of the genus Brassica, of the mustard family, especially kale and rape.
Origin of cole
- Nat “King”Nathaniel Adams Coles, 1919?–65, U.S. singer and jazz pianist.
- Thomas,1801–48, U.S. painter, born in England: a founder of the Hudson River School of landscape painting.
- Timothy,1852–1931, U.S. wood engraver, born in England.
- a male given name.
- Thomas ColemanCole, 1844–1916, U.S. outlaw, associated with Jesse James.
Examples from the Web for cole
Contemporary Examples of cole
And will this become four, if Cole and Helen have theirs added too?What On Earth Is ‘The Affair’ About? Season One’s Baffling Finale
December 22, 2014
Coded references to risqué and sexual matters were catnip to the lyricists Lorenz Hart and Cole Porter.When Broadway Musicals Were Dark And Subversive
December 16, 2014
Allison and Cole have lost a child, his family is shady, and his mother domineering.
Allison lives there with Cole (Joshua Jackson), her husband.
No one was killed in this incident, but both law enforcement agents as well as Cole were wounded.Sovereign Citizens Are America’s Top Cop-Killers
November 25, 2014
Historical Examples of cole
Captain Cole volunteered to accompany them with a dozen sowars.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
Mr. COLE explained that it would be an enormous thing for fishermen.
The Mayberry bounds—that's what Mrs. Cole called them—and just this side.
She left me and I went into the Reverend Cole's study and closed the door.
He admitted that 'he had intended to hang Lawrence and Cole.'The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories
- any of various plants of the genus Brassica, such as the cabbage and rapeAlso called: colewort
Word Origin for cole
- Nat `King', real name Nathaniel Adams Cole. 1917–65, US popular singer and jazz pianist
"cabbage," late Old English cawel, perhaps via Old Norse kal, from Latin caulis "stem, stalk, cabbage" (source of Italian cavolo, Spanish col, Old French chol, French chou; also borrowed elsewhere in Germanic, e.g. Swedish kal, Danish kaal, German kohl, Dutch kool).