noun, plural ker·seys.
Origin of kersey
Examples from the Web for kersey
The common burgher in his homespun breeches and Kersey coat also took a part.Old Taverns of New York|William Harrison Bayles
Kersey lake, the largest one of these explored by the party, empties into the Broadwater, a stream larger than Clarks Fork.Then and Now|Robert Vaughn
Kersey—A heavy, closely woven cloth with a smooth face and glossy finish.Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson
Light weight twilled worsted; same derivative of name as Kersey.Textiles|William H. Dooley
The pay was small, often but a shilling a night, and occasionally a "coat of kersey."Home Life in Colonial Days|Alice Morse Earle