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Definition of "jersey" []

  • A soft, plain-knitted fabric used for clothing. (noun)
  • A garment made of this fabric. (noun)
  • A close-fitting knitted pullover shirt, jacket, or sweater. (noun)
  • Any of a breed of fawn-colored dairy cattle developed on the island of Jersey and producing milk that is rich in butterfat. (noun)
  • An island in the English Channel, the largest of the Channel Islands: forms, with two other islands, the bailiwick of Jersey; colonized from Normandy in the 11th century and still officially French-speaking; noted for finance, market gardening, dairy farming, and tourism. Capital: St Helier. Pop: 95 732 (2013 est). Area: 116 sq km (45 sq miles) (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A breed of dairy cattle producing milk with a high butterfat content, originating from the island of Jersey (noun)

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Use "jersey" in a sentence
  • "LA Galaxy Home 07 / 08 Jersey w / Beckham 23 S$45 nufcrulz puma uses two type of collars, so the overlapping one will be present in all jerseys with that type of collar. anyway will check for you once i get the sporting home ... well for Italy, Poland home, yes it overlaps, but for Spurs i think it doesnt. no wonder i am getting the big wider colar type of jerseys from puma, like the Poland away kind of jersey."
  • "Just got word Canton came and picked up my jersey from the Chicago Game ... not sure what to even say to that ... but #BeatDetroit-HTTRless than a minute ago via webDeAngelo Hall"
  • "The poem can utilize any poetic form (haiku, rhyming couplets, limerick, free verse, etc.) but it cannot exceed six lines (LeBron's jersey is #6)."