dolman sleeve
noun Etymology: French dolman coat with dolman sleeves, from German Dolman or Hungarian dolmány, from Turkish dolama, a Turkish robe Date: 1934 a sleeve very wide at the armhole and tight at the wrist often cut in one piece with the bodice

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  • dolman sleeve — ► NOUN ▪ a loose sleeve cut in one piece with the body of a garment. ORIGIN dolman from Turkish dolama, dolaman open robe …   English terms dictionary

  • dolman sleeve — n. a kind of sleeve for a coat or a dress, tapering from a wide opening at the armhole to a narrow one at the wrist …   English World dictionary

  • dolman sleeve — noun a sleeve with a large armhole and tight cuff • Hypernyms: ↑sleeve, ↑arm • Part Holonyms: ↑dolman, ↑dolman jacket …   Useful english dictionary

  • dolman sleeve — dol′man sleeve′ n. clo a sleeve tapered from a very large armhole to fit closely at the wrist, usu. cut in one piece with the body of the garment …   From formal English to slang

  • dolman sleeve — a sleeve tapered from a very large armhole to fit closely at the wrist, used on women s garments. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • dolman sleeve — noun a loose sleeve cut in one piece with the body of a garment …   English new terms dictionary

  • dolman sleeve — /dɒlmən ˈsliv/ (say dolmuhn sleev) noun a sleeve tapering to the wrist from a wide armhole, used in women s clothes …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dolman — Sultan Ahmed III (1703 1730) and two followers wearing dolaman robes Not to be confused with dolmen a type of stone tomb. A Dolman (from Turkish dolaman robe [1]) Originally, the term referred to a long and loose garment with narrow sleeves …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • dolman — n. 1 a long Turkish robe open in front. 2 a hussar s jacket worn with the sleeves hanging loose. 3 a woman s mantle with capelike or dolman sleeves. Phrases and idioms: dolman sleeve a loose sleeve cut in one piece with the body of the coat etc.… …   Useful english dictionary

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