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kale, kail cabbage XIII (cale); cabbage broth XV. north. var. of COLE.
Hence kailyard cabbage-garden (YARD1), familiar since 1895 as an epithet of fiction and its authors (literature of the k., k. school) describing, with much use of the vernacular, common life in Scotland.

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kale Scottish name for any type of cabbage; in England it means specifically open‐headed varieties of cabbage with curly leaves, also known as curly kale or borecole. Distinct from sea kale or Swiss chard.

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kale / kāl/ • n. a hardy cabbage of a variety that produces erect stems with large leaves and no compact head. See also curly kale.

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kale Hardy, crop plant related to the cabbage. It is short-stemmed and has large, bluish-green, curly-edged leaves. It may reach a height of 61cm (24in). Family Brassicaceae; (sub)species Brassica oleracea acephala.

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