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Kendal green

[ ken-dl ]
/ ˈkɛn dl /
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noun
a coarse woolen cloth, green in color.
a shade of green produced by a dye extracted from the woadwaxen plant.
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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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British Dictionary definitions for Kendal green

Kendal green

noun
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

Word Origin for Kendal green

C14: from Kendal, where it originated
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