Definition for COLE

COLE, n. [Sax. caul, cawl or cawel; L. caulis; Gr. καυλος; D. kool; G. kohl; Sw. kål; Dan. kaal; W. cawl; Ir. colis, coilis; It. cavolo; Sp. col; Port. couve; Arm. caulin, colen; Fr. chou.]

The general name of all sorts of cabbage or Brassica; but we generally use it in its compounds, cole-wort, cauliflower, &c.

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