Word of the Day
- A kind of loose overcoat, having very full sleeves, or a sort of cape covering the arms, worn about 1855 and later.
- Continuing in one piece up to the neck of a garment, without a shoulder seam.
- Having sleeves of this type.
This was named after Fitzroy James Henry Somerset (1788-1855), First Baron Raglan, British field marshal.
Quote of the DayThe more we learn of science, the more we see that its wonderful mysteries are all explained by a few simple laws so connected together and so dependent upon each other, that we see the same mind animating them all.
- Olympia Brown (1835 - 1900), U.S. minister