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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A coarse green woolen fabric similar to tweed.
  • n. The color of this fabric.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A coarse green woolen cloth.
  • n. A light greyish green colour, like that of the cloth.
  • adj. Of a light greyish green colour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A cloth colored green by dye obtained from the woad-waxen, formerly used by Flemish weavers at Kendal, in Westmoreland, England.

Etymologies

After Kendal, a municipal borough of northwest England.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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