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kerseymere

Line breaks: ker¦sey|mere
Pronunciation: /ˈkəːzɪmɪə
 
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Definition of kerseymere in English:

noun

[mass noun]

Origin

late 18th century: alteration of cassimere, variant of cashmere, changed by association with kersey.

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