Definition of raglan in English:

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raglan

Pronunciation: /ˈraɡlən/

adjective

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Having or denoting sleeves that continue in one piece up to the neck of a garment, without a shoulder seam: raglan sleeves a raglan blouson
More example sentences
  • Made of 100% preshrunk cotton, this shirt features a crew neck with contrasting 3/4-length raglan sleeve and neckband.
  • In line with this trend, King Louie is launching a new pima cotton golf shirt with raglan sleeves for 2003, the Saddlebrook.
  • She noted at once that their suits were different in some manner - it was the shoulders; they had raglan sleeves and looked very expensive, and somehow foreign.

noun

An overcoat with raglan sleeves.
Example sentences
  • The ribbed raglan that I am making is progressing, but since it's a winter sweater there is not much hurry.

Origin

Mid 19th century: named after Lord Raglan (1788–1855), a British commander in the Crimean War.

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