from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An edible plant (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) in the mustard family, having spreading crinkled leaves that do not form a compact head. Also called borecole, cole, colewort, collard.
- n. Slang Money.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. cole
- n. An edible plant, similar to cabbage, with curled leaves that do not form a dense head (Brassica oleracea var. acephala)
- n. money
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A variety of cabbage in which the leaves do not form a head, being nearly the original or wild form of the species.
- n. See Kail, 2.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Scotland, loosely, cabbage in general, and by extension any kind of greens; specifically, both there and elsewhere, any variety of cabbage with curled or wrinkled leaves not forming compact heads like the common cabbage, nor yielding a fleshy edible inflorescence like the cauliflower and broccoli, and usually having a long stalk; borecole.
- n. A broth made in Scotland in which kale or cabbage is a principal ingredient; hence, any soup, no matter of what composed, and, by a further extension, dinner: as, will you come and tak' your kale wi' me?
- n. Brassica oleracea, the cabbage-plant, in its wild state.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. informal terms for money
- n. a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head
- n. coarse curly-leafed cabbage
Middle English col, kal; see cole.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Middle English cawul, compare Icelandic kál ("cabbage") and German Kohl ("cabbage"). (Wiktionary)