cardigan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cardigan slightly bowlegged variety of corgi having rounded ears and a long tail
    • n cardigan knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The cardigan was originally made to be a military jacket made of knitted wool
    • Cardigan 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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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cardigan A close-fitting knitted woolen jacket or waistcoat. Also called cardigan jacket.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cardigan kar′de-gan a knitted woollen jacket, named from the Crimean hero, the Earl of Cardigan (1797-1868).
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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:

Her death was soon avenged by the slaughter of the Normans at Cardigan.
"Mediæval Wales" by A. G. Little
We were gliding smoothly on, and had got very nearly half across Cardigan Bay, when the weather gave signs of changing.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
He had discarded his coat; and now wore a brown cardigan jacket.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
Sulien the Wise was born shortly before the date of the battle of Clontarf in the district of Cardigan.
"St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh" by H. J. Lawlor
Although Lord Cardigan of the Light Brigade shared Lucan's misgivings he obeyed the command.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
That would certainly be a loss to Miss Cardigan; but I wondered how much?
"Daisy" by Elizabeth Wetherell
Once upon a time she give me a cardigan jacket to wear under my coat.
"The Tale of Timber Town" by Alfred Grace
He heard Cardigan's voice, then Cardigan's footsteps retreating down the hall.
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
Author of Elizabeth and Her German Garden Cardigan .
"The Heart of Thunder Mountain" by Edfrid A. Bingham
Jones, Lord Cardigan thus addressed Capt.
"Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign" by John Ashton
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In poetry:

A cloud, like that the old-time Hebrew saw
On Carmel prophesying rain, began
To lift itself o'er wooded Cardigan,
Growing and blackening. Suddenly, a flaw
"Storm On Lake Asquam" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

The singer, 28, stepped out in jeans, a cardigan and sneakers to go shopping at the Only Hearts boutique on Santa Monica's hip Montana Avenue Wednesday.
Reese wore a pink Easter dress while Deacon wore a handsome seersucker suit and Ava wore a yellow cardigan over a white dress with boots.
Brighten up your friend's and family's holiday with a personalized polo , cashmere cardigan, winter scarf or perhaps a tote with their favorite monogram style, creating a gift that will bring a world of color to their winter wardrobe.
They can even be worn to the office, sheltered by a cardigan or jacket.
Cardigan Welsh Corgi FEMALE 8 YEARS OLD  Tyler, TX.
Katie Holmes wears a holiday inspired cardigan sweater arriving at Music Box Theatre for her 'Dead Accounts' Broadway show in New York City on December 8, 2012.
THOM BROWNE A snowflake-embroidered topcoat, loose trousers and a logo cardigan.
Shop 50+ coats, cardigans, shoes, and more.
Julia Roberts in a white jacquard Dolce & Gabbana sheath dress and simple black cardigan attended the tribute to Tom Hanks at Lincoln Center.
Kenneth Cole Kimono cardigan with faux-fur collar, $149.50, kennethcole.com.
Cross, 25, of Cardigan Court, was charged with murder and conspiracy in the fatal shooting of Sedrick Lindo, 25, of Massachusetts Avenue, last month, authorities said.
Jae Curtis, modest fashion blogger, recommends throwing a modern-colored cardigan, like plum, over a retro-inspired outfit to make it look less costumey.
Clothing is donated by organizations and by women of the community, and unlike your real sister, who yelled at you and made you give back her favorite black cardigan, this sister lets you keep the clothes.
It is December 1954 at the Lompoc Theater on H Street, and a pretty young woman in a cardigan sweater and prim scalloped collar sits in the ticket booth, her eyes demurely downcast.
You win a stain-free cardigan sweater if you said children's books and eccentric scarves.
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