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

  Kail \Kail\, n.
     1. (Bot.) A kind of headless cabbage. Same as Kale, 1.
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     2. Any cabbage, greens, or vegetables. [OE. or Scot.]
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     3. A broth made with kail or other vegetables; hence, any
        broth; also, a dinner. [Scot.]
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     Kail yard, a kitchen garden. [Scot.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Kale \Kale\, n. [Scot. kale, kail, cale, colewort, Gael. cael;
     akin to Ir. cal, W. cawl, Armor. kaol. See Cole.]
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     1. (Bot.) A variety of cabbage in which the leaves do not
        form a head, being nearly the original or wild form of the
        species. [Written also kail, and cale.]
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     2. See Kail, 2.
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     Sea kale (Bot.), a European cruciferous herb ({Crambe
        maritima), often used as a pot herb; sea cabbage.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

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