dolman sleeve

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

Definition of dolman sleeve

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

Origin and Etymology of dolman sleeve

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


First Known Use: 1934

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