Definitions for jerseyˈdʒɜr zi
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a plain-knit, machine-made fabric of wool, silk, nylon, etc., characteristically soft and elastic, used for garments.
a close-fitting knitted sweater or shirt.
(cap.) one of a breed of dairy cattle, raised orig. on the island of Jersey.
Category: Animal Husbandry
Origin of jersey:
1575–85; after Jersey
a British island in the English Channel: the largest of the Channel Islands. 87,848; 44 sq. mi. (116 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Cap.: St. Helier.
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: New Jersey
New Jersey, Jersey, Garden State, NJ(noun)
a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
Jersey, island of Jersey(noun)
the largest of the Channel Islands
jersey, T-shirt, tee shirt(noun)
a close-fitting pullover shirt
a slightly elastic machine-knit fabric
a breed of diary cattle developed on the island of Jersey
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a shirt worn while playing a sport
official New York Giants' jerseys
a long-sleeved sweater
Put on your jersey.
A garment knitted from wool, worn over the upper body.
A shirt worn by a member of an athletic team, usually oversized, typically depicting the athlete's name and team number as well as the team's logotype.
The largest of the Channel Islands in the English Channel between France and Great Britain.
A type of cow from Jersey.
Origin: From a typical fisherman's sweater used on the island of Jersey.
the finest of wool separated from the rest; combed wool; also, fine yarn of wool
a kind of knitted jacket; hence, in general, a closefitting jacket or upper garment made of an elastic fabric (as stockinet)
one of a breed of cattle in the Island of Jersey. Jerseys are noted for the richness of their milk
Jersey, is a British Crown Dependency just off the coast of Normandy, France. The bailiwick includes two groups of small islands that are no longer permanently inhabited, the Minquiers and Écréhous, and the Pierres de Lecq, as well as the island of Jersey itself. Jersey is part of the Duchy of Normandy, and is ruled by the Duke of Normandy—a title held by the reigning Monarch of the United Kingdom, though unrelated to those duties as king or queen of the UK. Jersey is a self-governing parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy, with its own financial, legal and judicial systems, and the power of self-determination. The island of Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands. Although the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey are often referred to collectively as the Channel Islands, the "Channel Islands" are not a constitutional or political unit. Jersey has a separate relationship to the British Crown from the other Crown Dependencies of Guernsey and the Isle of Man. It is not part of the United Kingdom, and has an international identity separate from that of the UK but the United Kingdom is constitutionally responsible for the defence of Jersey. Jersey is not a part of the European Union but has a special relationship with it, being treated as part of the European Community for the purposes of free trade in goods.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the largest and richest of the Channel Islands, lies 15 m. off the French coast, 100 m. S. of Portland Bill, is oblong in shape, with great bays in the coast, and slopes from the N. to the SW.; the soil is devoted chiefly to pasture and potato culture; the exports are early potatoes for the London market and the famous Jersey cattle, the purity of whose breed is carefully preserved; the island is self-governing, has a somewhat primitive land tenure, is remarkably free from poverty and crime, has been under the English crown since 1066; the capital is St. Helier (29), where there is a college, a public library, a harbour, and a good market.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
Well knit. NEW JERSEY Well bit. (See Mosquito).
Translations for jersey
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a sweater or pullover.
- trui, jersieAfrikaans
- جرسي: صِدار صوفيArabic
- blusãoPortuguese (BR)
- svetr; pulovrCzech
- die WolljackeGerman
- jersey, suéterSpanish
- تن پوش کشباف؛ پلیورFarsi
- एक नस्ल की गाय जो अधिक दूध देती हैHindi
- sportska vunena majicaCroatian
- maglia, pulloverItalian
- 메리야스 스웨터, 셔츠Korean
- adīta jaka/svīterisLatvian
- kain jersiMalay
- genser, jumperNorwegian
- تن پوش کشباف؛ پلیورPersian
- جرسي، زيرپيراهنى يوډول اودلى نښتى ياچسپ جاكټPashto
- camisola de malhaPortuguese
- jachetă tricotatăRomanian
- volnena jopicaSlovenian
- เสื้อถักรัดรูป; เสื้อสเวตเตอร์Thai
- süveter, kazakTurkish
- 毛衣，套頭毛衣Chinese (Trad.)
- светр; пуловерUkrainian
- سویٹر یا سادہ بنائی کا کپڑاUrdu
- áo nịt lenVietnamese
- 套头衫, 运动套衫Chinese (Simp.)
Get even more translations for jersey »
Find a translation for the jersey definition in other languages:
Select another language: