Eton collar
noun Etymology: Eton College, English public school Date: 1887 a large stiff turnover collar

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Eton collar — n. a broad, white linen collar worn with an Eton jacket, or a collar resembling this …   English World dictionary

  • Eton collar — noun a broad, stiff white collar worn outside the coat collar, especially with an Eton jacket …   English new terms dictionary

  • Eton collar — /itn ˈkɒlə/ (say eetn koluh) noun 1. a broad stiff collar folded outside an Eton jacket. 2. any similar collar …   Australian English dictionary

  • Eton collar — n. a broad stiff collar worn outside the coat collar, esp. of an Eton jacket …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eton collar — a broad, stiff collar, originally of linen, as that worn folded outside an Eton jacket. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • Eton collar — E′ton col′lar n. clo a broad stiff collar, orig. of linen, as that worn folded outside an Eton jacket • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • Eton — collar (1887), jacket (1881, formerly worn by the younger boys there), etc., from Eton College, public school for boys on the Thames opposite Windsor, founded by Henry VI. The place name is O.E. ea river + tun farm, settlement …   Etymology dictionary

  • Eton College — For the school in Canada, see Eton College (Vancouver, British Columbia). Eton College Location Windsor Berkshire SL4 6DW Eton …   Wikipedia

  • Eton College — 51°29′30.6424″N 0°36′30.4337″O / 51.491845111, 0.608453806 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Collar (clothing) — William Shakespeare in a sheer linen collar of the early 17th century, a direct ancestor of the modern shirt collar. In clothing, a collar is the part of a shirt, dress, coat or blouse that fastens around or frames the neck. Among clothing… …   Wikipedia

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