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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rag′lan sleeve′(n.)

  1. a set-in sleeve that starts at the neck of the garment, with a slanting seam from neckline to armhole.

    Category: Clothing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raglan sleeve(noun)

    a sleeve that extends in one piece to the neckline of a coat or sweater with seams from the armhole to the neck


  1. Raglan sleeve

    A raglan sleeve is a type of sleeve whose distinguishing characteristic is to extend in one piece fully to the collar, leaving a diagonal seam from underarm to collarbone. It is popular in sports and exercise wear, and named after FitzRoy James Henry Somerset, the 1st Baron Raglan, who is said to have worn this style of coat after the loss of his arm in the Battle of Waterloo.


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