kersey

noun
ker·sey | \ˈkər-zē \
plural kerseys

Definition of kersey 

1a : a coarse ribbed woolen cloth for hose and work clothes

b : a heavy wool or wool and cotton fabric used especially for uniforms and coats

2 : a garment of kersey

First Known Use of kersey

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for kersey

Middle English, from Kersey, England

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