Definition of Raglan sleeve

1. Noun. A sleeve that extends in one piece to the neckline of a coat or sweater with seams from the armhole to the neck.

Group relationships: Raglan
Generic synonyms: Arm, Sleeve



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raglan Sleeve

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raghead
ragheads
raghorn
raghorns
ragi
raging
raging agreement
ragingly
ragings
ragini
raginis
ragious
ragis
raglan
raglan sleeve (current term)
raglans
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ragmen
ragment
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ragout
ragouted
ragouting
ragouts
ragpicker
ragpicker's disease

Literary usage of Raglan sleeve

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dressmaking by Jane Fales (1917)
"As illustration, the raglan sleeve may be suggested by using a line which forms a 2" yoke at the centre back and gradually drops in a curve under the arm ..."

2. The Mothercraft Manual by Mary Lillian Read (1916)
"Making. Preparation of the baby clothes should be a joy and not a worry or burden. Let them be simple, moderate in quantity. The kimono or raglan sleeve ..."

3. Babyhood: Devoted Exclusively to the Care of Infants and Young Children (1887)
"For the upper part of the garment I use the FIG. a. rk , raglan sleeve, which gives perfect freedom of movement. The sleeve is made with but one seam, ..."

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