Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: ker¦sey
Pronunciation: /ˈkəːzi

Definition of kersey in English:


[mass noun]
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 where woollen cloth was made.

Definition of kersey in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…