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Lincoln green

noun
1.
an olive-green color.
2.
British Obsolete. a forester's outfit, perhaps of bright green:
clad in Lincoln green.
Origin
1500-1510
1500-10; so called from the color of a fabric originally made in Lincoln, England
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British Dictionary definitions for Lincoln green

Lincoln green

noun
1.
  1. a yellowish-green or brownish-green colour
  2. (as adjective): a Lincoln-green suit
2.
a cloth of this colour
Word Origin
C16: so named after a green fabric formerly made at Lincoln, England
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