kerseymere

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of cassimere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kerseymere ‎(countable and uncountable, plural kerseymeres)

  1. 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.