Roman collar
noun Date: circa 1890 clerical collar

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Roman collar — noun a stiff white collar with no opening in the front; a distinctive symbol of the clergy (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑clerical collar, ↑dog collar • Hypernyms: ↑collar, ↑neckband * * * noun Usage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roman collar — {n.} The high, plain, white collar worn by priests and clergymen. * /The man with the Roman collar is the new Episcopalian preacher./ * /Many Protestant churches do not require their ministers to wear Roman collars./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Roman collar — {n.} The high, plain, white collar worn by priests and clergymen. * /The man with the Roman collar is the new Episcopalian preacher./ * /Many Protestant churches do not require their ministers to wear Roman collars./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Roman\ collar — noun the high, plain, white collar worn by priests and clergymen. The man with the Roman collar is the new Episcopalian preacher. Many Protestant churches do not require their ministers to wear Roman collars …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Roman collar. — See clerical collar. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • Roman collar — Ro′man col′lar n. clo rel clerical collar • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • Roman collar — /ˌroʊmən ˈkɒlə/ (say .rohmuhn koluh) noun → clerical collar …   Australian English dictionary

  • Roman collar. — See clerical collar. [1895 1900] …   Useful english dictionary

  • collar — Synonyms and related words: Oregon boat, Roman collar, anklet, apprehend, appropriate, armlet, armory, arrest, back band, backstrap, badge, badge of office, badges, bag, band, bandanna, baton, bearing rein, bellyband, belt, bertha, bilbo, bit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • collar — See: HOT UNDER THE COLLAR, ROMAN COLLAR, SAILOR COLLAR …   Dictionary of American idioms

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