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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head.

Usage examples (24)
  • The original of all the cabbage tribe is the wild plant sea-colewort, which is to be found wasting whatever sweetness it may have on the desert air, on many of the...
  • For the space also of six hundred years the colewort only was
  • To secure the grain, they at one time disinterred an unbaptised infant, which, together with parings of their nails, ears of corn, and colewort leaves, they chopped and...
  • “I could be sorry for these men,” he said, “ay, and for that poor Queen, but what avail earthly sorrows to a man of fourscore? — and it is a rare dropping morning for the early... for more
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