From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes, Sport
jerseyjer‧sey /ˈdʒɜːzi $ -ɜːr-/ noun 1 [countable]DCCDS a shirt made of soft material, worn by players of sports such as football and rugby2 [countable] British EnglishDCC a piece of clothing made of wool that covers the upper part of your body and your arms SYN sweater3 [uncountable]DCC a soft material made of cotton or wool
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jerseyStella stood in the middle of the field talking to the only chap properly attired in shorts and jersey.Bremner bought a signed Celtic jersey according to Ed.a football jerseyIt surely could have been the day Montana got his jersey number pulled from circulation.Jackets over shirts over sweaters over jerseys.He wore a navy fisherman's jersey and gumboots, and a heavy anorak, shiny and running with wet.The jersey, which was extra small, had shoulder straps that were hanging on by surface tension and willpower.Les Cusworth was never as comfortable in a white jersey as he was in Leicester's Christmas-tree outfit.
Related topics: Animals, Agriculture
JerseyJersey noun [countable] HBATAa light brown cow that gives high-quality milk
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JerseyBut there are no obviously qualified possibilities except New Jersey Gov.Thus cases decided by the Supreme Court of New Jersey are reported in both publications.Malcolm Forbes spent a couple of decades in the thickets of New Jersey politics and nearly became governor in the 1950s.The New Jersey Nets were right behind with a 22 percent rise to $ 41. 62.New Jersey Transit trains were all delayed 15 minutes.
Origin jersey (1500-1600) Jersey, island in the English Channel