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jersey

noun uk   /ˈdʒɜː.zi/ us    /ˈdʒɝː-/

jersey noun (CLOTHING)

[C] a piece of wool or cotton clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body and has sleeves but no opening at the front [C] a shirt that is worn by a member of a sports team

jersey noun (CLOTH)

[U] soft thin cloth, usually made from wool, cotton, or silk, that is used for making clothes: 100 percent cotton jersey
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