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Syllabification: ker·sey
Pronunciation: /ˈkərzē

Definition of kersey in English:


A kind of coarse, ribbed cloth with a short nap, woven from short-stapled wool.


late Middle English: probably from Kersey, a town in Suffolk, England, where woolen cloth was made.

Words that rhyme with kersey

durzi, furzy, jersey, Mersey

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