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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jersey  \Jer"sey\,  n.;  pl  {Jerseys}.  [From  Jersey,  the  largest 
  of  the  Channel  Islands.] 
  1.  The  finest  of  wool  separated  from  the  rest;  combed  wool; 
  also  fine  yarn  of  wool. 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  knitted  jacket;  hence  in  general,  a 
  closefitting  jacket  or  upper  garment  made  of  an  elastic 
  fabric  (as  stockinet). 
 
  3.  One  of  a  breed  of  cattle  in  the  Island  of  Jersey.  Jerseys 
  are  noted  for  the  richness  of  their  milk. 




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