dog collar

dog collar
noun Date: 1501 1. a collar for a dog 2. slang clerical collar 3. a wide flexible snug-fitting necklace

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dog-collar — dog collars also dog collar 1) N COUNT A dog collar is a stiff, round, white collar that fastens at the back and that is worn by Christian priests and ministers. [INFORMAL] Syn: clerical collar 2) N COUNT A dog collar is a collar worn by a dog …   English dictionary

  • dog collar — dog ,collar noun count 1. ) a collar around a dog s neck that you can fasten to a LEAD (=a long piece of rope, leather, etc.) 2. ) a tight decorated band that you wear around your neck as a decoration 3. ) a white stiff round collar worn by… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dog collar — ► NOUN 1) a collar for a dog. 2) informal a clerical collar …   English terms dictionary

  • dog collar — n. 1. a collar to be worn by a dog 2. Slang CLERICAL COLLAR …   English World dictionary

  • dog collar — dog .collar n 1.) a piece of thin leather that you fasten around a dog s neck 2.) informal a stiff round white collar worn by priests …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dog collar — See also: clerical collar and necklace A dog collar is a is a piece of material put around the neck of a dog. A collar might be used for control, identification, fashion, or other purposes. Identification tags and medical information is… …   Wikipedia

  • dog collar — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dog collar : singular dog collar plural dog collars 1) a white stiff round collar worn by priests in the Christian church 2) a collar around a dog s neck that you can fasten to a lead (= a long piece of rope,… …   English dictionary

  • dog collar — n. the collar worn by priests and some other clerics. □ The man in the dog collar prayed for a while, then we ate dinner …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dog collar — see dog collar …   English dictionary

  • dog collar — dog′ col lar n. 1) a collar used to restrain or identify a dog 2) inf a close fitting necklace 3) sts Slang. a clerical collar • Etymology: 1515–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • dog collar — collar for a dog; woman s necklace that fits snugly around the neck, choker; stiff white clerical collar worn by priests (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

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