cardigan

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noun car·di·gan \ˈkär-di-gən\

Definition of cardigan

  1. :  a usually collarless sweater or jacket that opens the full length of the center front

Origin and Etymology of cardigan

James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan †1868 English soldier


First Known Use: 1862


Cardigan

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geographical name Car·di·gan \ˈkär-di-gən\

Definition of Cardigan

  1. former county W Wales ∗ Aberystwyth

Variants of cardigan

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Cardiganshire

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CARDIGAN Defined for English Language Learners

cardigan

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noun car·di·gan \ˈkär-di-gən\

Definition of cardigan for English Language Learners

  • : a sweater that opens like a jacket and that is fastened in the front with buttons



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