Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The largest of the Channel Islands in the English Channel. It was annexed by the Normans in 933, and French influence has persisted since autonomy was granted in 1204.

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  • proper n. The largest of the Channel Islands in the English Channel between France and Great Britain.
  • proper n. A type of cow from Jersey.
  • proper n. New Jersey.

Etymologies

From Anglo-Norman Gersui, from Old Norse, compound of Geirs ("Geirr's") and ey ("island"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I used to be addicted to Mike's show by jersey girl on Thursday, Apr 2, 2009 at 6: 47: 34 PM yeh, me too, Jersey girl .... by richard on Friday, Apr 3, 2009 at 8: 05: 26 AM

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  • Pattison "wants to bring Paul Henderson's famous No. 19 Team Canada jersey back to Canada, and would do so in accordance with the wishes of the man who wore the Jersey and scored the goal," the company announced in a statement.

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  • Our client is an established knitwear and jersey garment maker who is now looking for a Head of Jersey wear to push the business forward and manage this growing area.

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  • Better be careful by J. Edward Tremlett on Wednesday, Apr 1, 2009 at 9: 34: 56 PM no J edward by jersey girl on Wednesday, Apr 1, 2009 at 10: 26: 35 AM yes Jersey by J. Edward Tremlett on Wednesday, Apr 1, 2009 at 8: 59: 54 PM

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  • JERSEY - Mary Sue Gilbert Anders, 83, of Jersey, died Friday at Baptist Medical Center.

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  • JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS, Jul 16, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX Network) -- RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands Reg.

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  • JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS, Aug 05, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX Network) -- RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands Reg.

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  • The high-quality mesh jersey will feature the Cyclones logo on the front and a picture of the team's mascot, Sandy the Seagull, in a fist-pumping pose on the back, with the words "Jersey?

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  • Also good and worth trying in Jersey is Chen 22 on Route 22 in or near Westfield, NJ. frugalman Says:

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  • The place in Jersey is only 5 minutes from my house I can walk there, I might actually go.

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