To collar beef
Collar Col"lar, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Collared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Collaring}.] 1. To seize by the collar. [1913 Webster]

2. To put a collar on.

3. to arrest, as a wanted criminal. Same as {put the collar on}. [PJC]

{To collar beef} (or other meat), to roll it up, and bind it close with a string preparatory to cooking it. [1913 Webster]


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  • Collared — Collar Col lar, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Collared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Collaring}.] 1. To seize by the collar. [1913 Webster] 2. To put a collar on. 3. to arrest, as a wanted criminal. Same as {put the collar on}. [PJC] {To collar beef} (or other meat) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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