Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Coleworts not cut or chopped.

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Examples

  • And with many a smile did our hero, so the reader may term him if he will, hail the re-appearance of his friend Adam Woodcock, bearing on one platter a tremendous portion of boiled beef, and on another a plentiful allowance of greens, or rather what the Scotch call lang-kale.

    The Abbot

  • Dreepdaily, where they raise lang-kale under glass, and force the early nettles for their spring kale.

    Rob Roy — Volume 01

  • ` ` but nae doubt I should understand my trade of horticulture, seeing I was bred in the parish of Dreepdaily, where they raise lang-kale under glass, and force the early nettles for their spring kale.

    Rob Roy

  • “It disna become me to speak to the point of my qualifications,” said Andrew, looking round him with great complacency; “but nae doubt I should understand my trade of horticulture, seeing I was bred in the parish of Dreepdaily, where they raise lang-kale under glass, and force the early nettles for their spring kale.

    Rob Roy

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  • I prefer my greens chopped quite finely and very well-stewed.

    November 22, 2010