Dictionary.com

lawn sleeves

Save This Word!

noun
(used with a plural verb) the sleeves of lawn forming part of the dress of an Anglican bishop.
(used with a singular verb) the office of an Anglican bishop.
(used with a singular or plural verb) an Anglican bishop or bishops.
QUIZ
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?

Origin of lawn sleeves

First recorded in 1630–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use lawn sleeves in a sentence

FEEDBACK