rag·​lan | \ ˈra-glən How to pronounce raglan (audio) \

Definition of raglan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a loose overcoat with raglan sleeves


biographical name
Rag·​lan | \ ˈra-glən How to pronounce Raglan (audio) \

Definition of Raglan (Entry 2 of 2)

1st Baron 1788–1855 FitzRoy James Henry Somerset British field marshal

Examples of raglan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun It'smade from a warm viscose and polyester blend, with raglan-style stitching below the shoulders and ribbing around the mockneck collar, cuffs, and hemline. Eden Lichterman, PEOPLE.com, 30 Oct. 2021 What’s more timeless than a raglan shirt and taking in a baseball game with dear ol’ dad? Micolette Davis, Chron, 1 June 2021 Tee, YaYa Club Velvet sleeves give this kitschy raglan style T-shirt a tinge of glamor. Claire Goodman, Houston Chronicle, 27 Nov. 2019 Baja East's favorite silhouettes -- harem and palazzo pants, oversized sweatshirts, and raglan t-shirts -- still reign supreme in their latest offering that heavily features coral, blue and fringe detailing. Nicole Saunders, Billboard, 13 Sep. 2019 Zhong Chuxi wears a great-looking navy peacoat with the raglan shoulders and rounded sleeves of Ghesquière’s Spring 2019 outing. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, 14 Jan. 2019 Acne’s new range includes the requisite diner musts—hoodies, raglan tees, and baseball caps—printed with kitschy graphics like black lipstick and a melting ice cube with a single red cherry. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 1 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of raglan


1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for raglan


F. J. H. Somerset, Baron Raglan †1855 British field marshal

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“Raglan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raglan. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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