a loose overcoat or topcoat with sleeves that continue in one piece to the collar, so that there are no seams at the shoulder
Origin of raglanafter Lord Raglan (1788-1855), British commander in chief in the Crimean War
designating or of such a sleeve, or having such sleeves
Having or being a sleeve that extends in one piece to the neckline of the garment, with slanted seams from the armhole to the neck.
A garment, such as an overcoat or a sweater, that has raglan sleeves.
Origin of raglanAfter Fitzroy James Henry Somerset (1788–1855), First Baron Raglan, British field marshal.
- (Of a sleeve) Continuing in one piece up to the neck of a garment, without a shoulder seam.
- (Of a garment) Having sleeves of this type.
- An overcoat with sleeves of this type.
Named after Lord Raglan (1788-1855), a British commander in the Crimean War.