car|di|gan [ˈka:dıgən US ˈka:r-] n also .cardigan .sweater AmE
[Date: 1800-1900; Origin: Earl of Cardigan (1797-1868), British soldier]
a ↑sweater similar to a short coat, fastened at the front with buttons or a zip

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