a town in NW England, in Cumbria: a gateway town to the Lake District, with an ancient woollen industry. Pop: 28 030 (2001)
green woolen cloth, late 14c., from place name in Westmoreland where it was manufactured. The place so called for being in the dale of the River Kent.
[ken-dl] /ˈkɛn dl/ noun 1. a coarse woolen cloth, green in color. 2. a shade of green produced by a dye extracted from the woadwaxen plant. noun 1. a green woollen cloth, formerly worn by foresters 2. the colour of this cloth, produced by a dye obtained from the woad plant See also dyer’s-greenweed
[ken-dl] /ˈkɛn dl/ noun 1. Edward Calvin, 1886–1972, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1950. 2. a male given name. /ˈkɛndəl/ noun 1. Edward Calvin. 1886–1972, US biochemist, who isolated the hormone thyroxine (1916). He shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1950) with Phillip Hench and Tadeus Reichstein for their work on hormones […]
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/kəˈnælɪ/ noun 1. Thomas (Michael). born 1935, Australian writer. His novels include the Booker prizewinner Schindler’s Ark (1982); other works are The Playmaker (1987), The Great Shame (1998), and The Woman and Her Hero (2007)