collar

collar
col|lar1 [ˈkɔlə US ˈka:lər] n
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1¦(clothing)¦
2¦(cat/dog)¦
3¦(injured neck)¦
4¦(business)¦
5¦(machine)¦
6¦(coloured fur/feathers)¦
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[Date: 1300-1400; : Old French; Origin: coler, from Latin collare, from collum 'neck']
1.) ¦(CLOTHING)¦
the part of a shirt, coat etc that fits around your neck, and is usually folded over
He grabbed me by the collar.
He loosened his collar and tie .
↑collar
2.) ¦(CAT/DOG)¦
a narrow band of leather or plastic that is fastened around an animal's neck
3.) ¦(INJURED NECK)¦
an object that someone wears around their neck to support it when it has been injured
4.) ¦(BUSINESS)¦
a way of making sure that the ↑stocks you own do not lose money, even if their price becomes lower
5.) ¦(MACHINE)¦
a circular ring that goes round a pipe to make it stronger, especially where two pipes join together
6.) ¦(COLOURED FUR/FEATHERS)¦
a band of fur, feathers, or skin around an animal's neck that is a different colour from the rest of the animal
collar 2
collar2 v [T]
1.) to catch someone and hold them so that they cannot escape
The police collared him less than twenty minutes after the robbery.
2.) to find someone so that you can talk to them, especially when they would prefer to avoid you
He collared her in the staff room at lunchtime and started telling her about his holiday plans.
3.) high-collared/open-collared/fur-collared etc
used about clothes that have a particular type of collar
a high-collared blouse

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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