from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See kale.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Cabbage.
- n. Brassica; a plant of the Brassica genus, especially those of Brassica oleracea (rape and coleseed).
- n. A stack or stook of hay.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A plant of the Brassica or Cabbage genus; esp. that form of Brassica oleracea called rape and coleseed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of coal.
- n. The general name of all sorts of cabbage or plants of the genus Brassica: chiefly used in its compounds, cole-rape, cole-seed, colewort, etc. Also cale and kale.
- n. The head.
- n. One of the small conical heaps in which hay is usually thrown up in the field after being cut; a haycock.
- n. Treachery; deceit; falsehood; stratagem.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. coarse curly-leafed cabbage
- n. a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head
Yes | No | Report from calvin cole wrote 1 year 21 weeks ago
Comments you can tell monk that a couple of friends of yours in their 30's had the same idea, but it turns out cole is right - and not only do you get hungry, you also might get scared and need a hug [this actually happened to my friend who plays survival horror games far too much]. one of the reasons i'd like to have a kid is so that she or he could play video games with my friend's son all night long, just as we do. ah, the dreams we pass on to the younger generations ...
Consumption of brassica vegetables (also known as cole crops) such as broccoli, kale, cauliflower, turnips and cabbage, for example, appeared to reduce the risk of cancer in the upper colon, while both total fruit and vegetable intake (and total vegetable intake alone) reduced the risk of cancer in the lower colon.
With hook and line we caught chiefly a blackish fish of the size of a haddock, called cole-fish by the seamen, but differing much from that known by the same name in Europe; and another of the same size, of a reddish colour, with a little beard, which we called night-walkers, from the greatest number being caught in the night.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 15 Forming A Complete History Of The Origin And Progress Of Navigation, Discovery, And Commerce, By Sea And Land, From The Earliest Ages To The Present Time
There was a little "cole" or haystack of the smallest sort close at hand.
A monkey dish is the small shallow dish in which a side dish, such as cole slaw or applesauce is served.
Plastic containers such as cole slaw, pimiento cheese and the like come in are always welcome, cleaned and with their lids, of course!
The name is derived from the German and Dutch words "cole" for cabbage and "slaw" for salad.
As for the cole slaw: I fail to see that as an important element.
The cole slaw, unfortunately, was pretty bad, an undistinguished lump of mayonnaise interrupted by cabbage and even — horror — a bit of iceberg.
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