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Kerseymere

A corruption of Casimir, a man's name. A twilled woollen cloth made in Abbeville, Amiens, Elbeuf, Louviers, Rheims, Sedan, and the West of England. (French, casimir, Spanish casimiro or casimiras.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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