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[rag-luh n] /ˈræg lən/

a loose overcoat with raglan sleeves.
a coat with sleeves that continue to the collar instead of having armhole seams
cut in this design: a raglan sleeve
Fitzroy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan. 1788–1855, British field marshal, diplomatist, politician, and protégé of Wellington: commanded British troops (1854–55) in the Crimean War

type of overcoat, 1863, named for British general Lord Raglan (1788-1855), commander of British forces in the Crimean War. The name is from a place in Wales.


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