Origin of kale
Examples from the Web for kale
Some varieties of kale grow to a height of six or seven feet.My Coffee Klatch With Rand Paul
P. J. O’Rourke
September 27, 2014
By all means, go pay $13 for a kale salad or spend $30 for a few slices of Iberico ham.The Cupcake Boom’s Sugar High Finally Crashes
July 8, 2014
Whether it comes in the form of liquids, protein shakes, chocolate bars, or leafs of kale, food is energy.Will Food Waste Power Your Home?
The Daily Beast
June 16, 2014
Nancy retreats to her own kitchen briefly, quickly eating a meal of kale and eggs before getting back to her friends.
At the checkout, her total for bananas, arugula, blackberries, kale, yogurt, rice noodles, and tofu comes to $34.21.
"Why, he copped the copper's kale," Aggie translated, glibly.Within the Law
Groping about they pull up first stalk of kale or head of cabbage.Games For All Occasions
Mary E. Blain
"Pullin' down the kale by the double handsful, mind you," says Hunk.Shorty McCabe on the Job
And a husband with kale—that's what a girl like you really wants.
But the girls that look out for the kale, that never asked, 'What?'
- a cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea acephala, with crinkled leaves: used as a potherbSee also collard
- Scot a cabbage
- US slang money
- Northern English dialect a queue
Word Origin and History for kale
also kail, c.1300, alternative form of cawul (c.1200), surviving in this spelling after Middle English as a Scottish variant of cole "cabbage" (see cole-slaw). Slang meaning "money" is from 1902.