jersey cloth

/ˈdʒɜzi klɒθ/ (say 'jerzee kloth)

a machine-knitted fabric of wool, silk, or artificial fibre, used for making garments, etc.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • jersey — UK [ˈdʒɜː(r)zɪ] / US [ˈdʒɜrzɪ] noun Word forms jersey : singular jersey plural jerseys 1) a) [countable] a shirt worn as part of a uniform in sports such as football b) [countable] a sweater 2) [uncountable] knitted cloth She came down dressed in …   English dictionary

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