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Meaning of JERSEY

Pronunciation:  'jurzee, 'jurzee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  breed from the island of Jersey
  2. [n]  a slightly elastic machine-knit fabric
  3. [n]  a close-fitting pullover shirt
 

JERSEY is a 6 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: tee shirt, T-shirt
 
 See Also: dairy cattle, dairy cow, knit, knitted fabric, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker, polo-neck, shirt, turtleneck

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jer"sey\, n.; pl. {Jerseys}. [From Jersey, the largest
of the Channel Islands.]
1. The finest of wool separated from the rest; combed wool;
   also, fine yarn of wool.

2. A kind of knitted jacket; hence, in general, a
   closefitting jacket or upper garment made of an elastic
   fabric (as stockinet).

3. One of a breed of cattle in the Island of Jersey. Jerseys
   are noted for the richness of their milk.

 

 

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