Definition of Raglan

1. Noun. A garment (coat or sweater) that has raglan sleeves.

Generic synonyms: Garment
Terms within: Raglan Sleeve



Definition of Raglan

1. n. A loose overcoat with large sleeves; -- named from Lord Raglan, an English general.

Definition of Raglan

1. Adjective. (''Of a sleeve'') Continuing in one piece up to the neck of a garment, without a shoulder seam. ¹

2. Adjective. (''Of a garment'') Having sleeves of this type. ¹

3. Noun. An overcoat with sleeves of this type. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Raglan

1. a type of overcoat [n -S] - See also: overcoat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raglan

raggs
raggy
raghead
ragheads
raghorn
raghorns
ragi
raging
raging agreement
ragingly
ragings
ragini
raginis
ragious
ragis
raglan (current term)
raglan sleeve
raglans
raglike
ragman
ragmans
ragmatical
ragmen
ragment
ragments
ragout
ragouted
ragouting
ragouts
ragpicker

Literary usage of Raglan

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1. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1890)
raglan Castle (adm. Gtf.), now a picturesque ruin, was built in the 14-loth cent., and in 1646 was gallantly defended against the Parliamentarians for 10 ..."

2. Biographical Sketches by Harriet Martineau (1869)
"LORD raglan. SEVEN MONTHS BEFORE HIS DEATH. THE elevation of Lord raglan to the rank of Field- Marshal interests us all, through his past career as well as ..."

3. Biographical Sketches by Harriet Martineau (1869)
"LORD raglan. SEVEN MONTHS BEFORE HIS DEATH. elevation of Lord raglan to the rank of Field- Marshal interests us all, through his past career as well as his ..."

4. The Imperial Island: England's Chronicle in Stone by James Frothingham Hunnewell (1886)
"... raglan Castle1 justly has the reputation of being surpassed in interest and picturesqueness by no other structure of its class in England. ..."

5. The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV., King by Charles Greville (1903)
"... Campaign—Anecdotes of Lord raglan —The Russian Defence - Trade with the Enemy--Anecdote of Nesselrode—John Bright's Opinion of the War—Defence of ..."

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