Cardigan meaning

kär'dĭ-gən
A knitted garment, such as a sweater or jacket, that opens down the full length of the front.
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A sweater or jacket, usually knitted, that opens down the front and is usually collarless and long-sleeved.
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The Cardigan Welsh corgi.
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A type of sweater or jumper that fastens up the front with buttons or a zipper, usually machine- or hand-knitted from wool.
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Origin of cardigan

  • After the Seventh Earl of Cardigan , James Thomas Brudenell (1797–1868), British army officer
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Named after British military commander James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan
    From Wiktionary