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  • n. Plural form of kerseymere.

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Examples

  • One glazed boot lay within the fender, whilst the other had been chucked into a coal-scuttle; and there were evident marks of mud on the surface of his glossy kerseymeres.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847

  • On the right were rolls of kerseymeres, callimancoes, fustians, shaloons, antiloons, and serges of all colors; Manchester checks, purple and blue calicoes; silks, ribbons, oznaburgs ticklenbergs, buckram.

    Margaret

  • The principal manufactures are of broad and narrow cloths, serges, kerseymeres, cords, and fancy goods of shawls and waistcoatings, composed of mixed cotton, silk, and wool.

    Rides on Railways

  • Every year, the governor-general sent a ship of fifteen hundred tons, laden with kerseymeres, fine cloths, clock-work, and spices.

    Old Jack

  • Stripes will arrange your dressing things; 'and that functionary, entering at the same time, proceeded to gut my portmanteau, and to lay out the black kerseymeres,' the rich cut velvet Genoa waistcoat, 'the white choker, and other polite articles of evening costume, with great gravity and despatch.

    The Book of Snobs

  • The clothiers have introduced woollen articles manufactured on a new plan; and their fine broad cloths and kerseymeres have attained great perfection.

    Paris as It Was and as It Is

  • Stripes will arrange your dressing things;’ and that functionary, entering at the same time, proceeded to gut my portmanteau, and to lay out the black kerseymeres, β€˜the rich cut velvet Genoa waistcoat,’ the white choker, and other polite articles of evening costume, with great gravity and despatch.

    The Book of Snobs

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