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 for colewort
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Colewort \Cole"wort`\, n. [AS. cawlwyrt; cawl cole + wyrt wort.
     Cf. Collards.]
     1. A variety of cabbage in which the leaves never form a
        compact head.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Any white cabbage before the head has become firm.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a
           head [syn: kale, kail, cole, borecole, colewort,
           Brassica oleracea acephala]

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