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yellow jersey

noun
1.
(in the Tour de France) a yellow jersey worn by the overall leader
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Historical Examples
  • This man had eyebrows that met in a straight, black line upon his forehead, and he wore a yellow jersey.

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  • The dog threw back his supercilious little head and barked at the yellow jersey severely.

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  • A man in a yellow jersey, and with straight, black eyebrows, was on the other side of the street; but he did not look over.

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  • A man in a yellow jersey passed by upon the other side of the street, and glanced over.

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Contemporary definitions for yellow jersey
noun

a yellow-colored jersey worn by the day's overall leader in a cycling race and eventually awarded to the winner of the race

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