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Colewort
Fruit and Vegetables
Historic

Old term for any form of cabbage, later specifically for very young cabbage for salads.

'Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets' by John Evelyn (Evelyn 1699) has; "A Goodly Sallet - Lettuce, Leeks, Mint, Rocket, Colewort-Tops, with Oyl and Eggs, and such an Hotch-Pot"



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