Cardigan jacket

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cardigan jacket A warm jacket of knit worsted with or without sleeves, especially a knitted jacket with sleeves that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From the Earl of Cardigan, who was famous in the Crimean campaign of 1854-55

Usage

In literature:

I sha'n't change a thing, but you might bring a cardigan jacket and the whisky and soda.
"The Zeppelin's Passenger" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
I had on a good corduroy suit, and because the weather was cold, I wore a new Cardigan jacket.
"Vandemark's Folly" by Herbert Quick
He had discarded his coat; and now wore a brown cardigan jacket.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
Once upon a time she give me a cardigan jacket to wear under my coat.
"The Tale of Timber Town" by Alfred Grace
He also affected a khaki cardigan jacket.
"To Lhassa at Last" by Powell Millington
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In news:

They can even be worn to the office, sheltered by a cardigan or jacket.
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