Definition of raglan adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈræɡlən//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈræɡlən//
    [only before noun]
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  1. 1(of a sleeve) sewn to the front and back of a coat, sweater, etc. in a line that slopes down from the neck to under the arm
  2. 2(of a coat, sweater, etc.) having raglan sleeves a raglan cardigan
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: named after Lord Raglan (1788–1855), a British commander in the Crimean War.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: raglan