Kerseys
Kerseys Ker"seys, n. pl. Varieties of kersey; also, trousers made of kersey. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Kerseys — Kersey Ker sey, n.; pl. {Kerseys}. [Prob. from the town of Kersey in Suffolk, Eng.] A kind of coarse, woolen cloth, usually ribbed, woven from wool of long staple. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kerseys — n. cloth woven of wool and cotton …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Kersey (cloth) — Kersey is a kind of coarse woollen cloth.It derives its name from the village of Kersey, Suffolk, having presumably originated in that region. However the cloth was made in many places. By 1475, the West Riding of Yorkshire including Calderdale… …   Wikipedia

  • Kersey — Ker sey, n.; pl. {Kerseys}. [Prob. from the town of Kersey in Suffolk, Eng.] A kind of coarse, woolen cloth, usually ribbed, woven from wool of long staple. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kersey — noun (plural kerseys) Etymology: Middle English, from Kersey, England Date: 14th century 1. a. 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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