Definitions for kendal
Kendal green, Kendal(noun)
a green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant
A town in the Lake District.
, also as a variant of Kendall.
, transferred from the surname.
of modern usage.
Origin: Kent + dæl = "valley of the river Kent".
a cloth colored green by dye obtained from the woad-waxen, formerly used by Flemish weavers at Kendal, in Westmoreland, England
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a Westmorland market-town on the Kent, 38 m. S. of Carlisle; manufactures heavy woollen goods, paper, and snuff; it owes the introduction of its woollen manufacture to the settlement in it of Flemings in the reign of Richard III.