Jersey (noun)

  1. A close-fitting knit or woven shirt, typically made of wool or cotton.
  2. A soft woolen or cotton fabric with a smooth surface and a slightly ribbed back, used for making clothing.
  3. A sports shirt worn as part of a uniform by a member of a team.


Early 19th century: named after jersey, one of the channel islands, where it was first made.


  1. She wore a red jersey to the game.
  2. The soccer team was outfitted in new jerseys.
  3. The sweater was made of a warm woolen jersey.
  4. She sewed a new dress from a soft jersey material.
  5. The basketball players wore matching jerseys with their team logo.
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