from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or being a sleeve that extends in one piece to the neckline of the garment, with slanted seams from the armhole to the neck.
- n. A garment, such as an overcoat or a sweater, that has raglan sleeves.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Continuing in one piece up to the neck of a garment, without a shoulder seam.
- adj. Having sleeves of this type.
- n. An overcoat with sleeves of this type.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A loose overcoat with large sleeves; -- named after Lord Raglan, an English general who was an aide-de-camp to Wellington at Waterlooo.
- n. An overcoat with raglan sleeves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of loose overcoat, having very full sleeves, or a sort of cape covering the arms, worn about 1855 and later.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a garment (coat or sweater) that has raglan sleeves
After Fitzroy James Henry Somerset (1788-1855), First Baron Raglan, British field marshal.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named after Lord Raglan (1788–1855), a British commander in the Crimean War. (Wiktionary)