Definitions

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  • proper n. A town in the Lake District.
  • proper n. A habitational surname, also as a variant of Kendall.
  • proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. A female given name of modern usage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A coarse woolen cloth.
  • Made of or resembling the woolen cloth called kendal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant

Etymologies

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Old English Kent + dæl = "valley of the river Kent".

Examples

  • It was the same thing that would not permit her to call Kendal "Jack," as several other people did, though her Christian name had been allowed to him for a long time.

    A Daughter of To-Day

  • "If you recognise the men on the CCTV images or have any information which you think could help police in this investigation please call Kendal CID on 0845 33 00 247 or call Crimestoppers with information anonymously, on 0800 555 111."

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Mr Jefferson added that Kendal, which is in the South Lakeland District Council zone, will also see its first BNP candidates in the county council elections this year.

    The British National Party

  • Kendal gets taken over by over 150 artists for three days of revels and entertainment.

    This week's new theatre

  • An office chair was destroyed after it was set on fire on the grassy area off Maude Street, Kendal, this afternoon.

    Media

  • Fire crews from Kendal attended along with police.

    Media

  • Sometimes, even though she might not finish until 2 a.m., she heads back to Prince George's to spend a few hours with her husband, Kendal Gray, an accountant, and their 8-year-old daughter.

    Md. Del. Tiffany Alston explains her crisis of conscience over same-sex marriage

  • I think I'd read of the mother-casting ... and by gosh, I wish they'd have gotten Felicity Kendal for * that* role instead of the lame part she was lumbered with in season 4.

    Doctor Who Spoiler Photo Circulating...A Pony Discussion, of course!

  • In 2005, when they had collected enough money, she persuaded Miriam Lopus and Rhoda Lodio, two Kenyan midwives she knew from Pokot, to travel to Kendal and meet specialists who campaign against FGM.

    The midwife on a mission to stop female genital mutilation

  • It feels incongruous to be sitting in a cafe in Kendal – a town they call "the gateway to the Lake District" – discussing women's rights in the Rift Valley.

    The midwife on a mission to stop female genital mutilation

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