kersey

coarse woollen cloth

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  • Kersey — may refer to: *Kersey (cloth), a coarse clothPlaces;United Kingdom *Kersey, Suffolk, a village in England;United States *Kersey, Colorado *Kersey, Indiana *Kersey, Pennsylvania, a location in Fox Township, Elk County, Pennsylvania… …   Wikipedia

  • Kersey — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Kersey (Colorado) Kersey (Indiana) Kersey (Pennsylvania) im Vereinigten Königreich: Kersey (Suffolk) Personen: Jerome Kersey (* 1962), US amerikanischer Basketballspieler der NBA John Kersey… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kersey — Kersey, CO U.S. town in Colorado Population (2000): 1389 Housing Units (2000): 489 Land area (2000): 0.974172 sq. miles (2.523093 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.974172 sq. miles (2.523093 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Kersey, CO — U.S. town in Colorado Population (2000): 1389 Housing Units (2000): 489 Land area (2000): 0.974172 sq. miles (2.523093 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.974172 sq. miles (2.523093 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Kersey — KERSEY, CARSEY A woollen cloth made originally at Kersey in Suffolk, whence its name. Kerseys made in Suffolk and Essex are mentioned in Edward III s time. There were various kinds : ordinary, sorting, Devonshire (called washers or wash whites)… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Kersey — Ker sey, n.; pl. {Kerseys}. [Prob. from the town of Kersey in Suffolk, Eng.] A kind of coarse, woolen cloth, usually ribbed, woven from wool of long staple. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kersey — [kʉr′zē] n. pl. kerseys [ME, after Kersey, village in Suffolk, England] a coarse, lightweight woolen cloth, usually ribbed and with a cotton warp …   English World dictionary

  • Kersey — Kersey, Zeug mit ferschenartigem Köper, wird stark gewalkt, aber leicht geschoren. Das Gewebe ist auf beiden Seiten recht; England liefert das beste …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Kersey — (Kirsey, beides spr. körsĭ), nach einem englischen Fabrikdorf der Grafschaft Suffolk benannter, kräftig gewalkter Wollenstoff (140 cm breit, 1 m ca. 790 g), mit 22 Ketten und 18 Schußfäden auf 1 cm, aus Streichgarnen 7500 m auf 1 kg, oft nur… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kersey — (Kirsey, engl., spr. körrsĕ), grober glatter, tuchartiger Stoff, gewalkt und gerauht, nicht geschert …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • kersey — noun (plural kerseys) Etymology: Middle English, from Kersey, England Date: 14th century 1. a. a coarse ribbed woolen cloth for hose and work clothes b. a heavy wool or wool and cotton fabric used especially for uniforms and coats 2. a garment of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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