A twilled woolen fabric, sometimes with a cotton warp, used for coats.
A garment made of this fabric.
A woolen, often ribbed fabric formerly used for hose and trousers.
A coarse, lightweight woolen cloth, usually ribbed and with a cotton warp.
Origin of kersey
- Middle English kersei after Kersey , a village of southeast England
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Perhaps from the village of Kersey, Suffolk.