hanging sleeve

noun

Definition of hanging sleeve

1 : an ornamental straight-hanging oversleeve of the 15th century usually set in or tied on at the armhole
2 : a loose open sleeve on a child's garment

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“Hanging sleeve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hanging%20sleeve. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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