Kendal green


Origin of Kendal green

First recorded in 1505–15; named after Kendal, town in Westmoreland, England, where the cloth was originally woven and dyed Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for kendal green

Kendal green

  1. a green woollen cloth, formerly worn by foresters
  2. the colour of this cloth, produced by a dye obtained from the woad plantSee also dyer's-greenweed

Word Origin for Kendal green

C14: from Kendal, where it originated
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012