Definition of Jersey

1. Noun. A Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies.

2. Noun. The largest of the Channel Islands.
Exact synonyms: Island Of Jersey
Generic synonyms: Channel Island

3. Noun. A close-fitting pullover shirt.
Exact synonyms: T-shirt, Tee Shirt
Generic synonyms: Shirt
Specialized synonyms: Polo-neck, Turtle, Turtleneck

4. Noun. A slightly elastic machine-knit fabric.
Generic synonyms: Knit

5. Noun. A breed of diary cattle developed on the island of Jersey.

Definition of Jersey

1. n. The finest of wool separated from the rest; combed wool; also, fine yarn of wool.

Definition of Jersey

1. Proper noun. The largest of the Channel Islands in the English Channel between France and Great Britain. ¹

2. Proper noun. A type of cow from Jersey. ¹

3. Proper noun. (US informal) New Jersey. ¹

4. Noun. A garment knitted from wool, worn over the upper body. ¹

5. Noun. A shirt worn by a member of an athletic team, usually oversized, typically depicting the athlete's name and team number as well as the team's logotype. ¹

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Definition of Jersey

1. a close-fitting knitted shirt [n -SEYS] : JERSEYED [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jersey

Jeroboam I
Jerom Bos
Jerome David Kern
Jerome David Salinger
Jerome Kern
Jerome Robbins
Jerry Lee Lewis
Jersey City
Jersey Legal French
Jersey elm
Jersey fern
Jersey girl
Jersey girls
Jersey knapweed
Jersey lightning
Jersey pine
Jerusalem Warriors
Jerusalem artichoke

Literary usage of Jersey

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1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"Independent of any rights under the compact of 1834 between the states of New York and New jersey, and regardless of the precise location of the boundary ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The Calviniste brought with them into East jersey their distinctive views ... Two elements of discord marked the genesis of East jersey and West jersey. ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"Frank A. Fetter, President of the New jersey State Conference of Charities and Corrections, Princeton A telegram from Senator Edge received this afternoon ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"He died unmarried and poor, but bis memory survives in jersey as that of n vindicator of the liberties of the island. His exertions established the ..."

5. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1906)
"Subtracting the six contested seats, the one from Philadelphia and the five from New jersey, the strength of the two parties was, Democrats one hundred and ..."

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