[jur-zee] /ˈdʒɜr zi/
a British island in the English Channel: the largest of the Channel Islands. 44 sq. mi. (116 sq. km).
Capital: St. Helier.
a knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
a football shirt
an island in the English Channel, the largest of the Channel Islands: forms, with two other islands, the bailiwick of Jersey; colonized from Normandy in the 11th century and still officially French-speaking; noted for finance, market gardening, dairy farming, and tourism. Capital: St Helier. Pop: 95 732 (2013 est). Area: 116 sq km (45 sq miles)
a breed of dairy cattle producing milk with a high butterfat content, originating from the island of Jersey
1580s as a type of knitted cloth; 1842 as a breed of cattle; both from Jersey, one of the Channel Islands. Its name is said to be a corruption of Latin Caesarea, the Roman name for the island (or another near it), influenced by Old English ey “island;” but perhaps rather a Viking name (perhaps meaning “Geirr’s island”). The meaning “woolen knitted close-fitting tunic,” especially one worn during sporting events, is from 1836.
noun 1. a type of concrete barricade used especially as a highway divider to protect each side from traffic crossing over.
noun 1. a seaport in NE New Jersey, opposite New York City. noun 1. an industrial city in NE New Jersey, opposite Manhattan on a peninsula between the Hudson and Hackensack Rivers: part of the Port of New York; site of one of the greatest railway terminals in the world. Pop: 239 097 (2003 est) […]
- Jersey devil
noun See chupacabra
noun 1. one of a breed of large domestic chickens raised primarily for their meat, originally black but now with a white variety, developed in New Jersey by interbreeding Langshans and large Asiatic fowl.