Alteration of cassimere.
kerseymere (countable and uncountable, plural kerseymeres)
- A fine, twilled woollen cloth.
- 1839, Edgar Allan Poe, ‘William Wilson’:
- I became aware of the figure of a youth about my own height, and habited in a white kerseymere morning frock, cut in the novel fashion of the one I myself wore at the moment.