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a town in NW England, in Cumbria: a gateway town to the Lake District, with an ancient woollen industry. Pop: 28 030 (2001)
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  • That is the true story of the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. kendal.

  • Five hours hence it would pass the northward coach from kendal.

  • Mr. Dusautoy had given notice of the day of the Confirmation, when Mr. kendal called his wife.

    The Young Step-Mother Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The King will serve me as poor Wrycraft was served two days ago at kendal.

    The Tavern Knight Rafael Sabatini
  • It was Hi kendal that announced the arrival of the missionary.

    The Sky Pilot Ralph Connor
  • The greatest of all questions, however, is: Do you think you care for Mr. kendal?

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
  • kendal was leaning back in his seat, with the most mocking smile on his lips that ever was seen.

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
  • A few moments later kendal's step was heard in the corridor.

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
  • Donya is the name of some explored earthworks at the junction of Bannisdale beck with the Mint, north of kendal.

    The Church of Grasmere Mary L. Armitt
  • "Only some of the clumsy servants in the corridor without," replied kendal.

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
Word Origin and History for kendal

green woolen cloth, late 14c., from place name in Westmoreland where it was manufactured. The place so called for being in the dale of the River Kent.

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