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noun jersey pronunciation in American English /ˈdʒɜrzi/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a shirt worn as part of a uniform in sports such as football
    1. a.
      [countable] mainly British a sweater that does not open at the front
  2. 2



    jersey cow

    [countable] a type of cow that is white with large brown spots and is kept by farmers for its milk
  3. 3
    [uncountable] knitted cloth

    She came down dressed in a black jersey dress.



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