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dolman sleeve

noun dol·man sleeve \ˈdōl-mən-, ˈdl-, ˈdäl-\

Definition of DOLMAN SLEEVE

:  a sleeve very wide at the armhole and tight at the wrist often cut in one piece with the bodice

Origin of DOLMAN SLEEVE

French dolman coat with dolman sleeves, from German Dolman or Hungarian dolmány, from Turkish dolama, a Turkish robe
First Known Use: 1934

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