from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of kale.
  • n. Any cabbage, greens, or vegetables.
  • n. A broth made with kale or other vegetables; hence, any broth; also, a dinner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of headless cabbage. Same as kale, 1.
  • n. Any cabbage, greens, or vegetables.
  • n. A broth made with kail or other vegetables; hence, any broth; also, a dinner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See kale.
  • n. A ninepin; a skittle-pin.
  • n. p1. A game in which nine holes ranged in threes are made in the ground, and an iron ball is rolled in among them.
  • n. The Himalayan Pinus excelsa, or Bhutan pine.

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


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  • The chief building, called the kailás, ... is a great monolithic temple, isolated from surrounding rock, and carved outside as well as in ....

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  • In other instances, while the fibrous framework of the leaf retains its usual degree of development, the cellular parenchyma is developed in excess, and, if the increase is so arranged that the number of superposed layers of the cellular tissue is not increased, or their thickness exaggerated, then we get such leaves as those of the "kail," or of the "Savoys" leaves, which are technically called by descriptive botanists "folia bullata."

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  • Ida nee mosu iha Atauro bainhira iha inaugurasan ba kompetisaun internasional kail ikan … …. asaun viola direitus humanus neebe labele tolera iha ita nia rain.

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  • Konkreetselt meile tähendas see kolme tundi tuuldumist Kuivastu sadama kail.

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  • Ryan on Jul 20, 2008 dear kail … … … … …. sure its a comic book movie, but this is the only superhero movie i have seen that I can safely say that I actually completely forgot it WAS a comic book movie.

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  • Like those of the lowest order of pawnbrokers, a commodity of rusty iron, a bay or two of hobnails, a few odd shoe-buckles, cashiered kail-pots, and fire-irons declared incapable of service, are quite sufficient to set him up.

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  • “Our kail is like to be cauld eneugh too,” he reflected, as the chorus of “Cauld Kail in Aberdeen” again reached his ears.

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  • “But the moon, and the dew, and the night-wind, they are just like a caller kail-blade laid on my brow; and whiles I think the moon just shines on purpose to pleasure me, when naebody sees her but mysell.”

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  • The writer is doubtless correct in supposing that this utensil was originally employed for cooking kail or cabbage and other green stuff.

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  • The tripod seems to be substantially identical with what was known in Nidderdale as the kail-pot.

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