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 DayHistorians will have to face the fact that natural selection determined the evolution of cultures in the same manner as it did that of species.
- Konrad Lorenz (1903 - 1989), Austrian ethologist.