Definition of cardigan noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɑːdɪɡən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrdɪɡən//
(North American English also cardigan sweater) Clothes
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a knitted jacket made of wool, usually with no collar and fastened with buttons at the front See related entries: Clothes Word Originmid 19th cent. (Crimean War): named after James Thomas Brudenel, 7th Earl of Cardigan (1797–1868), leader of the Charge of the Light Brigade, whose troops first wore such garments.
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