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jersey

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noun jer·sey \ˈjər-zē\

Simple Definition of jersey

  • : a loose shirt worn by a member of a sports team as part of a uniform

  • : a shirt made of knitted cloth

  • : a soft knitted cloth

Full Definition of jersey

plural jerseys

  1. 1 :  a plain weft-knitted fabric made of wool, cotton, nylon, rayon, or silk and used especially for clothing

  2. 2 :  any of various close-fitting usually circular-knitted garments especially for the upper body

  3. 3 capitalized :  any of a breed of small short-horned predominantly yellowish brown or fawn dairy cattle noted for their rich milk

Examples of jersey

  1. The dress is made of cotton jersey.



Origin of jersey

Jersey, one of the Channel Islands


First Known Use: 1587

Rhymes with jersey


Jersey

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geographical name Jer·sey \ˈjər-zē\

Definition of Jersey

  1. 1 island English Channel in the Channel Islands ∗ St. Helier area 45 square miles (117 square kilometers)

  2. 2 new jersey

Jer·sey·an play \-ən\ noun
Jer·sey·ite play \-ˌīt\ noun


Rhymes with jersey



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