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:


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)

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)

I want the people of New Jersey to jump off a cliff like Kurt Vonnegut so I can show them how to fly. This way, nobody needs to grow any wings, which would be impossible anyway because we're humans and not some kind of bird.

-- Richie Sambora (American Musician)

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)

Furthermore, both Pennsylvania and New Jersey Departments of Environmental Protection have evaluated the sediment to be dredged and also found it to be not toxic.

-- Robert Brady (American Politician)

Otherwise, I spend a lot of time at my boyfriend's home in the country, in New Jersey.

-- Eva Herzigova (Czechoslovakian Model)

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

-- Robert Anton Wilson (American Writer)

New Jersey is the first state in the country to agree to treat gay and unmarried couples the same as married couples.

-- Michael Adams ( -)

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

-- Stacey Dash (American Actress)

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 ( -)

I don't think, 'Gee, I'd like to dress this person.' There was a picture in Us magazine. It was a jersey dress, and Courtney Love was wearing it. I have this thing about Courtney Love, this funny worship.

-- Marc Jacobs (American Designer)

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)

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 was a big Jersey meat-and-potatoes kind of guy before I got here.

-- Scott Wolf (American Actor)

I believe the challenge the city faces is attracting continued development into the inner and western part of Jersey City. Nobody should be left behind as Jersey City continues to prosper and grow.

-- Vincent Frank ( -)

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

-- Joe Tex (American Musician)

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)

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)

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

-- Bobby Flay (American Celebrity)

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

-- Treat Williams (American Actor)

I had just done what she does in the story just about a year earlier - I moved from New Jersey and came to New York and was working at a bar, and you know, trying to make it.

-- Piper Perabo (American Actress)

God, I hope I wear this jersey forever.

-- Derek Jeter (American Athlete)

I hope it will be set in California. In a way, I made a mistake, because a New Jersey policeman can't operate that way in New York. But in California, he can move between different counties.

-- Patricia Highsmith (American Novelist)

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)

There's a high school in Camden, New Jersey, I call the Jill Scott School. It's the Camden Creative Arts High School. Those teachers and kids are so passionate about what they do, and 98 percent of the senior class went on to college.

-- Jill Scott (American Musician)

My goal was to make New Jersey's state government a model for all other states to emulate, hopefully thereby to stem, or at least slow down, the flow of power to the federal government.

-- Charles Edison (American Businessman)

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)

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

-- Donald Judd (American Artist)

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)

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)

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

-- Jason Alexander (American Actor)

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)

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)

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)


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