kersey

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noun ker·sey \ˈkər-zē\

Definition of kersey

plural

kerseys

  1. 1a :  a coarse ribbed woolen cloth for hose and work clothesb :  a heavy wool or wool and cotton fabric used especially for uniforms and coats

  2. 2 :  a garment of kersey

Origin and Etymology of kersey

Middle English, from Kersey, England


First Known Use: 14th century

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