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
Middle English col, from Old English cāl, from Latin caulis, cabbage.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)