raglan-sleeve

raglan sleeve

noun
a sleeve that begins at the neck and has a long, slanting seam line from the neck to the armhole, giving the garment a relatively undefined shoulder.
Compare set-in sleeve.


Origin:
1925–30

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raglan sleeve

noun
a sleeve that extends in one piece to the neckline of a coat or sweater with seams from the armhole to the neck 
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