raglan sleeve
noun Date: 1923 a sleeve that extends to the neckline with slanted seams from the underarm to the neck

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • raglan sleeve — ag lan sleeve (r[a^]g lan sl[=e]v ), n. A sleeve joined to the body of a garment by a long slanting seam starting at the neck and continuing around the armhole. Contrasted to a {set in sleeve}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 armpit to collarbone. It is popular in sports and exercise wear, and named after the 1st Baron… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 • Hypernyms: ↑sleeve, ↑arm • Part Holonyms: ↑raglan * * * noun Etymology: raglan + sleeve : a sleeve extending to the neckline… …   Useful english dictionary

  • raglan sleeve — a sleeve that begins at the neck and has a long, slanting seam line from the neck to the armhole, giving the garment a relatively undefined shoulder. Cf. set in sleeve. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • raglan sleeve — n. sleeve in one piece from collar to cuff, sleeve that continues in one piece to the collar so there are no shoulder seams …   English contemporary dictionary

  • raglan sleeve — rag′lan sleeve′ n. clo a set in sleeve that starts at the neck of the garment, with a slanting seam from neckline to armhole • Etymology: 1925–1930 …   From formal English to slang

  • Raglan — can refer to the following places: *Raglan, Monmouthshire, a large village in Wales in the United Kingdom **Raglan Castle, a late medieval castle just north of the village **Raglan (hundred), a division of the traditional county of Monmouthshire… …   Wikipedia

  • Raglan —    , RAGLAN SLEEVE    Raglan sleeves became well known during the Crimean War in 1852 because of a coat worn by the commander in chief, Lord Raglan. The sleeve made the coat different from others, and it has continued to be stylish to this day.… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Raglan (Australie) — Raglan Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Raglan peut faire référence à : en Nouvelle Zélande : Raglan, une ville de la région de Waikato sur l Île du Nord, au Pays de Galles au… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Raglan (Canada) — Raglan Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Raglan peut faire référence à : en Nouvelle Zélande : Raglan, une ville de la région de Waikato sur l Île du Nord, au Pays de Galles au… …   Wikipédia en Français

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