|Word of the
|Definition----a sweater or knitted
jacket with long sleeves,
no collar, and that opens down the front.
|Discussion--The heat of the summer
in the northern hemisphere,
seems an odd time to think of cardigans. Still on an occasional cool day
or night it is nice to have a cardigan
handy. Interestingly, this term for the innocuous sounding sweater of
Ozzie Nelson fame comes from a
fighting English Earl.
became a general term for the
garment worn by Brudenell the Earl of Cardigan (1797 to 1868) in the
charge of the Light Brigade.
The term has also migrated to the
languages shown below.
||cardigan (m), gilet (m)
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