- Quinion, Michael. "Cardigan". World Wide Words. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
Another item whose name appeared at the time was the raglan, a type of overcoat named after Lord Raglan, a British general in the Crimea. The garment was unusual in that the sleeves continued in one piece up to the neck, producing a larger, looser armhole that suited the one-armed general.
- Oxford English Dictionary Third edition, (2008) online version September 2011, retrieved 7 November 2011. An entry for this word was first included in New English Dictionary, 1903.
- Wong, Stephen; Grob, Dave (2016). Game Worn: Baseball Treasures from the Game's Greatest Heroes and Moments. Smithsonian Institution. p. 295. ISBN 9781588345714.
The raglan sleeve provides mobility and flexibility in the arm and shoulder and has remained popular in baseball jerseys.