Kendal green

Kendal green

[ken-dl]
noun
1.
a coarse woolen cloth, green in color.
2.
a shade of green produced by a dye extracted from the woadwaxen plant.

Origin:
1505–15; named after Kendal, town in Westmoreland, England, where the cloth was originally woven and dyed

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Kendal green
 
n
1.  a green woollen cloth, formerly worn by foresters
2.  See also dyer's-greenweed the colour of this cloth, produced by a dye obtained from the woad plant
 
[C14: from Kendal, where it originated]

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