Definition of Kerseys

1. n. pl. Varieties of kersey; also, trousers made of kersey.



Definition of Kerseys

1. Noun. (plural of kersey) ¹

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Definition of Kerseys

1. kersey [n] - See also: kersey

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kerseys

kerotherapy
kerplop
kerplops
kerplunk
kerplunked
kerplunking
kerplunks
kerpow
kerria
kerrias
kerries
kerry
kersey
kerseymere
kerseymeres
kerseys (current term)
kerslap
kerslop
kersplat
kersplosh
kertyschoo
kerugma
kerugmata
kerve
kerved
kerver
kervers
kerves
kerving
kerwallop

Literary usage of Kerseys

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1. Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1846)
"John Winchcombe to my Lord Privy Seal, who had written for a thousand pieces of kerseys. [IBID. 2 Ser. xli. 692. Ong."] *»* John Winchcombe, the writer of ..."

2. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris, Edward Wedlake Brayley (1814)
"... quicksilver, cutlery, English broad cloths of all colours, Devonshire kerseys, Norwich stuffs, and Muscovy hides, ..."

3. A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860...: Comprising Annals by John Leander Bishop, Edwin Troxell Freedley, Edward Young (1868)
"During the late Rebellion the firm of Bullock's Sons had, atone time, in operation thirteen factories, making blankets and blue or army kerseys, ..."

4. London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive Survey of by Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale (1814)
"Trie cargoes consisted principally of iron, tin, (wrought and unwrought) lead, quicksilver, cutlery, English broad cloths of all colours, Devonshire kerseys ..."

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