cole

noun
\ ˈkōl How to pronounce cole (audio) \

Definition of cole

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: any of several brassicas especially : any of various crop plants (such as broccoli, kale, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, and kohlrabi) derived from the same wild cabbage (Brassica oleracea)

Cole

biographical name
\ ˈkōl How to pronounce Cole (audio) \

Definition of Cole (Entry 2 of 2)

Thomas 1801–1848 American (English-born) painter

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Final toppings are a drizzling of their secret sauce, a generous helping of cole slaw and Detroit's own McClure's pickles. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Top 5 burgers to try in metro Detroit this summer," 25 June 2019 This platter option also comes with cole slaw, potato salad and a relish tray. Rod Stafford Hagwood, sun-sentinel.com, "Dining out on dad’s day? Here’s a guide to Father’s Day restaurant specials," 7 June 2019 This was easy to make, really delicious and refreshing, and a nice departure from standard cole slaw recipes. Melanie Mannarino, Redbook, "Refreshing Lemon Broccoli Slaw," 29 June 2010 The meal will consist of pork with BBQ sauce, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, baked beans, cornbread, dessert and a beverage. Courant Community, "Community News For The Stafford Edition," 5 June 2018 The meal will consist of pork with BBQ sauce, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, baked beans, cornbread, dessert and a beverage. Courant Community, "Community News For The Stafford Edition," 5 June 2018 Keep an eye on the vegetable garden, especially the cole crops/cabbage family. Sally Mccabe, Philly.com, "June 15-21: In the garden, it's time to…," 15 June 2018 The chicken entrees come with the excellent square buttermilk biscuits and choice of potato salad or cole slaw. Larry Olmsted, USA TODAY, "Chicken, biscuits and beer: Dallas eatery serves tasty trifecta," 12 July 2018 The meal will consist of pork with BBQ sauce, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, baked beans, cornbread, dessert and a beverage. Courant Community, "Community News For The Stafford Edition," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of cole

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cole

Noun

Middle English, from Old English cāl, from Latin caulis stem, cabbage; akin to Greek kaulos stem, Latvian kauls

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