Meaning of “jersey” in the English Dictionary

(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, knitted cloth:

She was dressed in a jersey top and jeans.
She wanted a wintry fabric such as flannel, heavy jersey, or merino wool.

(Definition of “jersey” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)