ker·​sey·​mere ˈkər-zē-ˌmir How to pronounce kerseymere (audio)
: a fine woolen fabric with a close nap made in fancy twill weaves

Word History


alteration of cassimere

First Known Use

1793, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kerseymere was in 1793

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Cite this Entry

“Kerseymere.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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