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pagoda sleeve

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Definition of pagoda sleeve in English:

noun

A funnel-shaped outer sleeve turned back to expose an inner sleeve and lining.
Example sentences
  • The pagoda sleeve can also have a formed slit or a straight slit for the under sleeve to show rather than just straight across all the time.
  • Pagoda sleeves were a high fashion distinction, and reserved for nice or best dresses.

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