dolman sleeve

noun dol·man sleeve \ ˈdōl-mən- , ˈdȯl- , 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

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Origin and Etymology of dolman sleeve

French dolman coat with dolman sleeves, from German Dolman or Hungarian dolmány, from Turkish dolama, a Turkish robe


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