Definitions for: Jersey


[n] breed from the island of Jersey
[n] a slightly elastic machine-knit fabric
[n] a close-fitting pullover shirt



Webster (1913) Definition: Jer"sey, n.; pl. Jerseys. [From Jersey, the largest
of the Channel Islands.]
1. The finest of wool separated from the rest; combed wool;
also, fine yarn of wool.

2. A kind of knitted jacket; hence, in general, a
closefitting jacket or upper garment made of an elastic
fabric (as stockinet).

3. One of a breed of cattle in the Island of Jersey. Jerseys
are noted for the richness of their milk.

Synonyms: tee shirt, T-shirt

See Also: dairy cattle, dairy cow, knit, knitted fabric, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker, polo-neck, shirt, turtleneck

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Famous Quotes Containing Jersey:


I was in Jersey when the whole World Trade Center thing happened and I felt powerless. So, I went to Hawaii and did a surf movie. It's kind of fluffy.

-- Michelle Rodriguez (American Actress)

I was born on May 17, 1979, in Newark, New Jersey.

-- Joe Tex (American Musician)

Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account.

-- Chris Christie (American Politician)

I was the Secretary of State of New Jersey in November 2000. I paid careful attention to the challenges that stemmed from inadequate voting systems in various places.

-- DeForest Soaries (American Politician)

By failing to keep their end of the bargain, the Bush administration would allow New Jersey projects to deteriorate and make New Jersey highways and bridges less safe.

-- Robert Menendez (American Politician)

I was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, and no one had ever taught anybody that young, back in those days.

-- Bernie Worrell (American Musician)

Well, let's put in this way, I grew up in West New York, New Jersey.

-- Jason Alexander (American Actor)

I went to my last three years of high school in New Jersey. I just wanted to act, you know?

-- Stacey Dash (American Actress)

The name on the front of the jersey is what really matters, not the name on the back.

-- Joe Paterno (American Coach)

I also love horseback riding in New Jersey.

-- Eva Herzigova (Czechoslovakian Model)

I later spent... five to eight months in hospitals in New Jersey, always on an involuntary basis, and always attempting a legal argument for release.

-- John Forbes Nash, Jr. (American Mathematician)

Conscious of our many problems, I seek today to lay a foundation to our public policy. My fundamental purpose is to devote my term of office to raising the standard of public service in New Jersey.

-- Charles Edison (American Businessman)

I live in New Jersey now, which always gets a bad rap here and there, but I must say, I enjoy living here too.

-- Paul Muldoon (English Poet)

And then we moved to New Jersey and I went to the Art Students League.

-- Donald Judd (American Artist)

I'm a partner in a company called Helicopter Services and Instruction out of New Jersey.

-- Treat Williams (American Actor)

And I remember how proud I was to put on my training jersey and go out on the field. Making it back to that environment was for me my greatest moment, because somebody had told me I couldn't do it and I never gave up on myself, the game and my teammates.

-- Brandi Chastain (American Athlete)

Philadelphia merely seems dull because it's next to exciting Camden, New Jersey.

-- Robert Anton Wilson (American Writer)

It is critical that Democratic candidates, whether they are in New Jersey, or Virginia, or anywhere, emphasize the fact that we can be trusted, and can bring fiscal integrity to our state, local, and national government.

-- Mark Warner (American Politician)

My jersey hanging from the ceiling is going to be a symbol of the hard work of the people I played with.

-- Mark Messier (Canadian Athlete)

Its the name on the front of the jersey that matters most, not the one on the back.

-- Joe Paterno (American Coach)

The difference between the old ballplayer and the new ballplayer is the jersey. The old ballplayer cared about the name on the front. The new ballplayer cares about the name on the back.

-- Steve Garvey (American Athlete)

Then I was working in a store in Newark, New Jersey, and I saw an actor in person, and I got so excited. My whole day changed. That's when I decided to challenge myself to make my dreams become a reality.

-- Derek Luke (American Actor)

We are keeping New Jersey one step, several steps, ahead of terrorism.

-- Richard J. Codey (American Politician)

I have the Pleasure to assure you Congress pay particular Attention to the Defence of New Jersey, and hitherto have denied us nothing which we have Asked for that Purpose.

-- Abraham Clark (American Politician)

Grilling outside with my parents at the Jersey shore. We would grill lobster and corn in the summer.

-- Bobby Flay (American Celebrity)

In 1938, when I had decided that the only way to see the country was in a trailer, and I built the trailer which I still have and lived in it for eighteen months, and learned America from San Diego to the Canadian border, from Miami to New Jersey, and east to west in between.

-- Leslie Charteris (British Writer)

Let me tell you who I am: I'm a girl from New Jersey who moved to New York and worked in a bar while trying to make a living at what I really wanted to do, which was act.

-- Piper Perabo (American Actress)

I said we are going to balance an $11 billion budget deficit in a $29 billion budget, so by percentage, the largest budget deficit in America, by percentage, larger than California, larger than New York, larger than Illinois. And we're going to balance that without raising taxes on the people of the state of New Jersey.

-- Chris Christie (American Politician)

I do feel we can create more jobs and opportunities for Jersey City residents, but in the spirit of free enterprise, I do not think it is right to force companies to hire a fixed percentage of local residents.

-- Vincent Frank ( -)

From the top of the quarry cliffs, one could see the New Jersey suburbs bordered by the New York City skyline.

-- Robert Smithson (American Artist)

I am really rather like a beautiful Jersey cow, I have the same pathetic droop to the corners of my eyes.

-- Deborah Kerr (Scottish Actress)

That got me thinking. Bon Jovi kills in Jersey. Just kills. We did Atlantic City this past winter and man, you wouldn't believe the intensity in that crowd. Can I just talk for a minute about how amazingly hot Heather is?

-- Richie Sambora (American Musician)

Girls Incorporated of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey continues to advance their cause and to strengthen their community by aspiring to open a Girl's Center for Philadelphia.

-- Robert Brady (American Politician)

My goal had been to win a championship, work toward the Hall of Fame, have my jersey retired by the team and I'd go in as a lifelong New York Giant, but I'm now resigned to the fact that this won't happen.

-- Michael Strahan (American Athlete)

I have some Russian friends. But probably only 10 percent. I don't hang out usually in the big Russian communities in Brooklyn and New Jersey.

-- Mikhail Baryshnikov (American Dancer)


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