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Lincoln Green

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Lincoln, at one time, was noted for its green, Coventry for its blue, and Yorkshire for its grey. (See Kendal Green.)

“And girls in Lincoln green.”


Drayton: Polyolbion, xxv.

Falstaff speaks of Kendal Green (Westmoreland), 1 Hen. IV., ii. 4.)


“Here be a sort of ragged knaves come in,

Clothed all in Kendale green.”


Plays of Robyn Hood.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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