from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fine woolen cloth with a fancy twill weave.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Obsolete spelling of cashmere.
- n. Alternative spelling of cassimere.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See cassimere.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Cassimere.
The fashion of the time required men to wear at a ball white kerseymere breeches and silk stockings.
Mr. Scully had a brand-new blue coat and brass buttons, buff waistcoat, white kerseymere tights, pumps with large rosettes, and pink silk stockings.
The tailor loved the little boy with all his soul; he attended his mother to her churching, and the child to the font; and, as a present to his little godson on his christening, he sent two yards of the finest white kerseymere in his shop, to make him a cloak.
Their minds were haunted by a spirit in kerseymere in the evening they walked together in the fields.
And his wife took care that his rich red hood, kerseymere small-clothes, and black silk stockings upon calves of dignity, were such that his congregation scorned the surgeons all the way to Beverley.
Her voice was muffled against his kerseymere frock coat
He was dressed in a military-style frock coat over a kerseymere waistcoat in brown and buff stripes, cut in the Hussar style, and buff nankin pantaloons, so that even in civilian clothes, he still looked every inch the soldier.
His yellow and blue striped kerseymere waistcoat framed a neck cloth of starched muslin.
She was forever telling him he should dress more stylishly, and the dark green kerseymere coat had been the first success in her long and difficult campaign.
At least, he thought grimly, he had been wearing his good kerseymere coat for his abortive visit to Bautista, which had served to save the coat from the thieves and to save Sharpe from Lucille's wrath.
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