[ jur-zee-muhn ]
/ ˈdʒɜr zi mən /
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a native or inhabitant of the island of Jersey.
a native or inhabitant of New Jersey.
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Origin of Jerseyman
First recorded in 1815–25; (New) Jersey + -man
Words nearby Jerseyman
jerry can, jersey, Jersey barrier, Jersey City, Jersey Giant, Jerseyman, Jersey pine, Jerubbaal, Jerusalem, Jerusalem artichoke, Jerusalem cherry
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How to use Jerseyman in a sentence
Years after she married this Jerseyman, Mr. Leverre, who had been fond of her as a girl, and she brought up his child as her own.'The Well-Beloved|Thomas Hardy
At the same time, however, there was another Jerseyman in the field intent upon the capture of California.Stories of New Jersey|Frank Richard Stockton
And I was forced to admit that sixty dollars for a Jerseyman did seem to be an exorbitant price.Memoirs|Charles Godfrey Leland
They were proud as the Jerseyman who boasts his descent "from the family of Smith-Smiths, connected by a syphon."The Army Mule and Other War Sketches|Henry A. Castle
He was a Jerseyman of fine feelings, and took a little hard cider for his often infirmity.The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 3|Robert H. Newell