raglan









raglan


noun

  1. a loose overcoat with raglan sleeves.

noun

  1. a coat with sleeves that continue to the collar instead of having armhole seams

adjective

  1. cut in this designa raglan sleeve

noun

  1. 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
n.

type of overcoat, 1863, named for British general Lord Raglan (1788-1855), commander of British forces in the Crimean War. The name is from a place in Wales.

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