kersey definition

  • noun:
    • A twilled woolen fabric, sometimes with a cotton warp, useful for coats.
    • A garment made from this fabric. Often utilized in the plural.
    • A woolen, frequently ribbed textile formerly useful for hose pipe and trousers.
    • A type of harsh woollen fabric.
    • A kind of coarse, woolen fabric, often ribbed, woven from wool of long staple.
    • a type of coarse woolen cloth, generally ribbed, created from long wool
  • others:
    • made from kersey-cloth.
    • Hence Homespun; homely.

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