- cardigan bay,
- cardin, pierre,
Origin of cardigan
Examples from the Web for cardigan
Adam had a hat on and a cardigan, Benji had this tie, and Greta has this dress.‘Frances Ha’ Director Noah Baumbach and Star and Co-Writer Greta Gerwig on Hipsters|Marlow Stern|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
FLOTUS 'Raises the Roof' in the brand's new spring cardigan and cashmere shell.Michelle Obama wears J.Crew to Perform 'The Evolution of Mom Dancing'|Misty White Sidell|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Cheer up, Mr. Cardigan; 312 we'll sight them over our rifles yet.
The author of 'Cardigan' shows a fine touch and rarer pigments as the number of his canvases grows.The Younger Set|Robert W. Chambers
The arrangements being completed, they fired twice; the Earl of Cardigan took deliberate aim, fired, and wounded his antagonist.
"Here are the boots, Mr. Cardigan," said the lieutenant, lifting a pair of dress boots from behind a curtain.
I suppose you'll tell me now that I can't log my timber without permission from Cardigan.The Valley of the Giants|Peter B. Kyne
Word Origin for cardigan
1868, from James Thomas Brudenell (1797-1868), 7th Earl of Cardigan, English general distinguished in the Crimean War, who set the style, in one account supposedly wearing such a jacket while leading the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava (1854). The place name is an anglicization of Welsh Ceredigion, literally "Ceredig's land." Ceredig lived 5c.