lincoln-green

Lincoln green

noun
1.
an olive-green color.
2.
British Obsolete. a forester's outfit, perhaps of bright green: clad in Lincoln green.

Origin:
1500–10; so called from the color of a fabric originally made in Lincoln, England

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

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