Jersey

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\ jәr-zē\ n (1587) (1) A circular-knit or flat-knit fabric made with a plain stitch in which the loops intermesh in only one direction. As a result, the appearance of the face and the back of a jersey fabric is wholly different. (2) A tricot fabric made with a simple stitch, characterized by excellent drape and wrinkle recovery properties. (Elsevier's textile dictionary. Vincenti R (ed). Elsevier Science and Technology Books, New York, 1994).