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kerseymere

[ kur-zee-meer ]
/ ˈkɜr ziˌmɪər /
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noun
a heavily fulled woolen cloth constructed in twill weave and finished with a fine nap.
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Origin of kerseymere

First recorded in 1775–85; kersey + (cassi)mere

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British Dictionary definitions for kerseymere

kerseymere
/ (ˈkɜːzɪˌmɪə) /

noun
a fine soft woollen cloth of twill weave

Word Origin for kerseymere

C18: from kersey + (cassi) mere
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