Raglan definition

răglən
A loose overcoat or topcoat with sleeves that continue in one piece to the collar, so that there are no seams at the shoulder.
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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.
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A garment, such as an overcoat or a sweater, that has raglan sleeves.
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Designating or of such a sleeve, or having such sleeves.
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(Of a sleeve) Continuing in one piece up to the neck of a garment, without a shoulder seam.
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(Of a garment) Having sleeves of this type.
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An overcoat with sleeves of this type.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
raglan
Plural:
raglans

Origin of raglan

  • After Fitzroy James Henry Somerset (1788–1855), First Baron Raglan , British field marshal

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named after Lord Raglan (1788-1855), a British commander in the Crimean War.

    From Wiktionary