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"jersey" in British English

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jerseynoun

uk   /ˈdʒɜː.zi/  us   /ˈdʒɝː-/
  • jersey noun (CLOTHING)

[C] a ​piece of ​wool or ​cottonclothing that is ​worn on the ​upperpart of the ​body and has ​sleeves but no ​opening at the ​front [C] a ​shirt that is ​worn by a ​member of a ​sportsteam

Jerseynoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒɜː.zi/  us   /ˈdʒɝː-/
a ​type of ​palebrowncow that ​producesmilk that is ​rich in ​cream
(Definition of jersey from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jerseynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈdʒɜr·zi/
a ​shirt, esp. one that is ​part of a ​uniform: I have to ​wash my daughter’s ​softball jersey. Jersey is also a ​type of ​soft, ​knittedcloth: She was ​dressed in a jersey ​top and ​jeans. She ​wanted a ​wintryfabric such as ​flannel, ​heavy jersey, or merino ​wool.
(Definition of jersey from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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