set-in sleeve
set-in sleeve set"-in sleeve` (s[e^]t"[i^]n sl[=e]v`), n. A sleeve joined to the body of a garment by a seam starting at the edge of the shoulder and continuing around the armhole. Contrasted to a {raglan sleeve}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • set-in sleeve — a sleeve joined to the body of a garment at the shoulder and having a seam at that juncture. Cf. raglan sleeve. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • set-in sleeve — a sleeve joined to the body of a garment at the shoulder and having a seam at that juncture. Cf. raglan sleeve. [1965 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • set-in — [set′in΄] adj. made as a separate unit to fit within another part [a set in sleeve] …   English World dictionary

  • set-in — set′ in adj. 1) made separately and placed within another unit: set in closets[/ex] 2) clo (of a sleeve) joined to the body of a garment at the shoulder and having a seam at that juncture • Etymology: 1525–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • set in — verb 1. enter a particular state (Freq. 1) Laziness set in After a few moments, the effects of the drug kicked in • Syn: ↑kick in • Hypernyms: ↑begin, ↑start …   Useful english dictionary

  • set-in — I. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from set in, past participle of set in 1. : placed, located, or built as a part of some other construction set in bookcase set in wash basin …   Useful english dictionary

  • set in — verb Date: 15th century transitive verb insert; especially to stitch (a small part) within a large article < set in a sleeve of a dress > intransitive verb to become established …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • set-in — /ˈsɛt ɪn/ (say set in) adjective (of a sleeve) joined to the body of a garment by a seam at the shoulder. Compare raglan …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sleeve — other|Sleeve (disambiguation)Sleeve (O. Eng. slieve , or slyf , a word allied to slip , cf. Dutch sloof ) is that part of a garment which covers the arm, or through which the arm passes or slips. The pattern of the sleeve is one of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Set — 1. v. (setting; past and past part. set) 1 tr. put, lay, or stand (a thing) in a certain position or location (set it on the table; set it upright). 2 tr. (foll. by to) apply (one thing) to (another) (set pen to paper). 3 tr. a fix ready or in… …   Useful english dictionary

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