A sleeve is the part of a garment that covers the arm, or through
which the arm passes or slips. Sleeve length varies from barely
over the shoulder (cap sleeve) to floor-length. Most contemporary shirt
sleeves end somewhere between the mid-upper arm and the wrist.
A long sleeve shirt is one that goes all the way to the wrist (or beyond
the wrist). Their is a wide variety of long sleeve shirts.
For example, an angel sleeve, batwing sleeve, bell sleeve, bishop
Angel sleeve is a long wide sleeve that usually hangs loose from
Batwing sleeve is a long sleeve with a deep armhole, tapering
towards the wrist. Also known as a "magyar" sleeve.
Bell sleeve is a long sleeve fitted from the shoulder to elbow
and gently flared from elbow onward.
Bishop sleeve is a long sleeve, fuller at the bottom than the
top, and gathered into a cuff.
Cold shoulder sleeve is a long sleeve that is disconnected past
the stitching on top of the shoulder, but not underneath, where the
armpit is. The top of the bicep is exposed.
Fitted point sleeve is a sleeve that is long and narrow and ends
in a point resting against the back of the hand.
Juliet sleeve is a long, tight sleeve with a puff at the top,
inspired by fashions of the Italian Renaissance and named after
Shakespeare's tragic heroine; popular from the Empire period through
the 1820s in fashion, again in the late 1960s under the influence of
Zeffirelli's film Romeo and Juliet.
Poet sleeve is a long sleeve fitted from shoulder to elbow, and
then flared (somewhat dramatically) from elbow to wrist (or
sometimes mid-hand). Often features ruffles on the cuffs.