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 for kale
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.]
     [1913 Webster]
     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.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. See Kail, 2.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Sea kale (Bot.), a European cruciferous herb ({Crambe
        maritima), often used as a pot herb; sea cabbage.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  kale
      n 1: informal terms for money [syn: boodle, bread,
           cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale,
           lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf,
           scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum]
      2: a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a
         head [syn: kale, kail, cole, borecole, colewort,
         Brassica oleracea acephala]
      3: coarse curly-leafed cabbage [syn: kale, kail, cole]

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