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gansey

Line breaks: gan¦sey
Pronunciation: /ˈɡanzi
 
/

Definition of gansey in English:

noun

dialect & West Indian
A sweater or T-shirt.
Example sentences
  • Goodman set up Inverallan in 1980, producing Aran, gansey and Fair Isle sweaters using the patterns that have been in existence since knitting was first recorded in the 9th century.
  • After a hard day and a night of it he pulled on the No.11 gansey in Puck the following day and played a blinder in a famous four point win.
  • All the Glenbeigh players are ex-big ball stars and many of them have known the joy of donning the famed green and gold gansey.

Origin

late 19th century: representing a pronunciation of Guernsey2.

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