Definition of kersey in English:

kersey

Line breaks: ker¦sey
Pronunciation: /ˈkəːzi
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A kind of coarse, ribbed cloth with a short nap, woven from short-stapled wool.

Origin

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

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