- a loose overcoat with raglan sleeves.
Origin of raglan
Related Words for raglanraincoat, parka, capote, raglan, ulster, surtout, topcoat, inverness, paletot
Examples from the Web for raglan
Historical Examples of raglan
Thanking Lord Raglan for his extreme kindness, I took my leave.Soyer's Culinary Campaign
"I'm staying with Lady Knightrider at Raglan, and she brought me over," he explained.Lady Lilith
Raglan Church is not worthy of much attention if time is short.The Motor Routes of England
There is also a carved oak chimney-piece from Raglan Castle.The Wye and Its Associations
Pennefather had his hands full by the time Lord Raglan arrived.The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood
- a coat with sleeves that continue to the collar instead of having armhole seams
- cut in this designa raglan sleeve
Word Origin for raglan
- Fitzroy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan. 1788–1855, British field marshal, diplomatist, politician, and protégé of Wellington: commanded British troops (1854–55) in the Crimean War
type of overcoat, 1863, named for British general Lord Raglan (1788-1855), commander of British forces in the Crimean War. The name is from a place in Wales.