shawl collar
noun Date: circa 1908 a turned-over collar of a garment that combines with lapels forming an unbroken curving line

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shawl collar — n. a wide collar, as on a sweater or robe, that extends downward across the chest and meets or laps at or near the waist …   English World dictionary

  • shawl collar — shawl′ col′lar n. clo a rolled collar and lapel in one piece that curves from the back of the neck down to the front closure • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • shawl collar — a rolled collar and lapel in one piece that curves from the back of the neck down to the front closure of a single breasted or double breasted garment. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • shawl collar — noun a rounded collar without lapel notches that extends down the front of a garment …   English new terms dictionary

  • shawl collar — noun : an attached collar rolled back in a continuous tapering line that follows the surplice neckline of a garment …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • collar — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. neckband, neckwear; necklace; gorget, bertha, dicky; harness. See clothing, circularity. v. t., slang, nab, arrest, catch. See restraint. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. neckband, neckpiece, ruff, frill,… …   English dictionary for students

  • shawl — n. a piece of fabric, usu. rectangular and often folded into a triangle, worn over the shoulders or head or wrapped round a baby. Phrases and idioms: shawl collar a rolled collar extended down the front of a garment without lapel notches.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Upturned collar — Actress Wendie Malick with collar up at the premier of one of her movies in 2009 An upturned collar is an otherwise flat, protruding collar of either a shirt, jacket, or coat that has been turned upward. C …   Wikipedia

  • Black tie — This article is about the dress code. For the country rock band, see Black Tie (band). Western dress codes Formal wear Formal Semi formal (including black tie) Informal Smart casual Business casual Casual Active attire …   Wikipedia

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