a sweater or jacket, usually knitted, that opens down the front and is usually collarless and long-sleeved
also cardigan sweater (or jacket)
Origin of cardiganafter 7th Earl of Cardigan (1797-1868), British general
the Cardigan Welsh corgi
A knitted garment, such as a sweater or jacket, that opens down the full length of the front.
Origin of cardiganAfter the Seventh Earl of Cardigan, James Thomas Brudenell (1797–1868), British army officer.
Named after British military commander James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan