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Related to Kendal green: Saxon green
1. A coarse green woolen fabric similar to tweed.
2. The color of this fabric.
[After Kendal, a municipal borough of northwest England.]
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1. (Textiles) a green woollen cloth, formerly worn by foresters
2. (Dyeing) the colour of this cloth, produced by a dye obtained from the woad plant. See also dyer's-greenweed
[C14: from Kendal, where it originated]
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Ken′dal green′(ˈkɛn dl)
1. a coarse woolen cloth, green in color.
2. the color of this cloth.
[1505–15; after Kendal, town in Westmoreland, England, where the cloth was orig. woven and dyed]
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|Noun||1.||Kendal green - a green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant|
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