There are 2 definitions of Jersey in English:

Jersey

Line breaks: Jer¦sey
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒəːzi
 
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  • The largest of the Channel Islands; population 91,900 (est. 2009); capital, St Helier.

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There are 2 definitions of Jersey in English:

jersey

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒəːzi
 
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noun (plural jerseys)

  • 1A knitted garment with long sleeves, worn over the upper body.
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    • When I moved my trade show uniform from an ottoman rib to a jersey knit, he adjusted the tape to make the new shirts look better than the old ones.
    • She settles on insulated booties, oversize pedals, and a clear slicker, which she slips over her jersey.
    • I wiped the smile right off her face, she says, like she used to wipe her school slate clean with a bit of spit and an unwinding jersey sleeve.
  • 1.1A distinctive shirt worn by a player or competitor in certain sports.
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    • Suede also proved that urban fashion isn't always about baggy jeans, jerseys and Snoop Dogg.
    • Do they simply add them to their jersey pockets or do they attach them to their bodies under their jerseys?
    • He was wondering why no one had noticed that he liked to wear long sleeves under his jersey.
  • 1.2 [mass noun] A soft, fine knitted fabric: [as modifier]: a jersey skirt
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    • Stretch shiny silk satin, light stretch silk twill, jersey, nylon taffeta, and leather dominate the collection.
    • I love working with jersey fabrics because it's easy to wear and comfortably drapes over a women's frame.
    • The fabrics are understated, using simple knits, jersey cotton and moleskins.
  • 2 (Jersey) An animal of a breed of light brown dairy cattle from Jersey.
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    • Cross-breeding Holstein dairy cows with Jerseys is boosting milk income on Pembrokeshire's spring calving farms.
    • Still, most Wisconsin dairy producers favor Holsteins over Jerseys.
    • Without grain in summer, the Holsteins and Jerseys got too skinny.

Origin

late 16th century (denoting woollen worsted fabric made in Jersey): from Jersey.

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