- Also called borecole. a cabbagelike cultivated plant, Brassica oleracea acephala, of the mustard family, having curled or wrinkled leaves: used as a vegetable.
- Scot. cabbage.
- Slang. money.
- a cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea acephala, with crinkled leaves: used as a potherbSee also collard
- Scot a cabbage
- US slang money
- Northern English dialect a queue
also kail, c.1300, alternative form of cawul (c.1200), surviving in this spelling after Middle English as a Scottish variant of cole “cabbage” (see cole-slaw). Slang meaning “money” is from 1902.