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