Lincoln green

noun bright green woollen cloth formerly made at Lincoln in eastern England.

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  • Lincoln green — Lin coln green (l[i^][ng] k[u^]n gr[=e]n ) n. A color of cloth formerly made in Lincoln, England; the cloth itself. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lincoln Green — A stout woollen cloth formerly woven and dyed green at Lincoln. A favourite colour with archers, foresters, huntsmen, yeomen, and so named from the place of its manufacture …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Lincoln green — For the area of Leeds, see Lincoln Green .Lincoln green was the dyed woollen cloth associated with Robin Hood and his merry men in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire. The dyers of Lincoln, a great cloth town in the early Middle Ages, produced the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lincoln Green — For the medieval English dyed woollen cloth, see Lincoln green .Lincoln Green is an area of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The area is mainly residential with a small local shopping centre mainly taken up by the Co op and Bargain Booze. The area …   Wikipedia

  • lincoln green — n. a bright green cloth of a kind orig. made at Lincoln in E. England. * * * Lincoln green [Lincoln green] noun [U] the colour of a type of green cloth originally made in Lincoln, England, or the cloth itself. It is traditionally said to have… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lincoln green — 1. an olive green color. 2. Brit. Obs. a forester s outfit, perhaps of bright green: clad in Lincoln green. [1500 10; so called from the color of a fabric originally made in LINCOLN, England] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lincoln green — Lin′coln green′ n. an olive green color • Etymology: 1500–10; so called from the color of a fabric orig. made in Lincoln, England …   From formal English to slang

  • Lincoln green — 1. noun A bright green colour. 2. adjective Of a bright green colour …   Wiktionary

  • Lincoln Green Inn — (Кармел,США) Категория отеля: Адрес: 26200 Carmelo Avenue, Кармел, CA 93923, США …   Каталог отелей

  • Quality Hotel Lincoln Green — (Окленд,Новая Зеландия) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: 159 L …   Каталог отелей

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