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 Lincoln College (Oxford).Lincoln’s Inn. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Lincoln Green.
Lincoln, at one time, was noted for its green, Coventry for its blue, and Yorkshire for its grey. (See KENDAL GREEN.)   1
“And girls in Lincoln green.”
Drayton: Polyolbion, xxv.
   Falstaff speaks of Kendal Green (Westmoreland), 1 Hen. IV., ii. 4.)   2
“Here be a sort of ragged knaves come in,
Clothed all in Kendale green.”
Plays of Robyn Hood.

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