Kendal green

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Ken·dal 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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Kendal green

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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kendal green - a green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant
dye, dyestuff - a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
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References in classic literature ?
The Kendal green, though its date is more ancient, ought surely to be as dear to our feelings, as the variegated tartans of the north.
The house at Kendal Green in the Byker Wall where some rubbish was dumped
Geoff Cubitt will be calling the dances and Kendal Green playing the music.