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car·di·gan / ˈkärdigən/ • n. a knitted sweater fastening down the front, typically with long sleeves. ORIGIN: mid 19th cent. (Crimean War): named after James Thomas Brudenel, 7th Earl of Cardigan (1797–1868), leader of the Charge of the Light Brigade, whose troops first wore such garments.

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cardigan XIX. Named after James Thomas Brudenell, seventh earl of Cardigan (d. 1868).

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