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 DayGreen politics at its worst amounts to a sort of Zen fascism; less extreme, it denounces growth and seeks to stop the world so that we can all get off.
- Chris Patten (b. 1944), British Conservative politician.