kersey (1415)

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kersey (1415)


[ FEW: 16,314a kersey; Gdf: 1,785a carise; GdfC: 8,430a carisel; TL: ; DEAF: K13 kersey; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  kersey n.; MED:  kersei n.; DMLBS: 290c carsea ]
kersei,  kerseie,  kerseye,  kersy;  carsey,  karsey,  karseie  
ls(loanword: M.E. )


1textilekersey, a coarse, woollen cloth made in Kersey (Suffolk) of a particular size
( 1415; MS: s.xv1/4 )  Il a auxi la pur vendre .xx. sackes, .iii. toddes […] .xx. kerseys d'Abyndoun […]  76.7
( 1427-28 )  iij draps, j kersey cust. vij d.  8
( 1483-84 )  sur peyne del trencheure del dit karsey en deux peces  ii 483
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