n. An obsolete spelling of coal.n. The general name of all sorts of cabbage or plants of the genus Brassica: chiefly used in its compounds, cole-rape, cole-seed, colewort, etc. Also cale and kale.n. The head.n. One of the small conical heaps in which hay is usually thrown up in the field after being cut; a haycock.n. Treachery; deceit; falsehood; stratagem.