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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.
A garment, such as an overcoat or a sweater, that has raglan sleeves.
[After Fitzroy James Henry Somerset (1788-1855), First Baron Raglan, British field marshal.]
(Clothing & Fashion) a coat with sleeves that continue to the collar instead of having armhole seams
(Clothing & Fashion) cut in this design: a raglan sleeve.
[C19: named after Lord Raglan]
(Biography) Fitzroy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan. 1788–1855, British field marshal, diplomatist, politician, and protégé of Wellington: commanded British troops (1854–55) in the Crimean War
a loose overcoat with raglan sleeves.
[1860–65; after Lord Raglan (1788–1855), British field marshal]