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What is "Raglan Sleeve" - Definition & Explanation

A type of sleeve sewn in with seams slanting outward from neck to underarm. The sleeve continues in one piece to the collar so there are no seams at the shoulder, allowing for ease of movement.
Sleeve attached to the garment with a diagonal seam that runs from the underarm to the neckline of the garment. This style is most often seen in sweatshirts.
a sleeve that extends in one piece to the neckline of a coat or sweater with seams from the armhole to the neck.

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