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Henry III wearing a high collar.

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Etymology

From Old French coler (modern: collier, col), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] collare.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
collar

Plural
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collar ({{{1}}})
  1. The part of a shirt or jacket that fits around the neck and throat.
  2. A similar detachable item
  3. Anything that encircles the neck.
  4. A band or chain around an animal's neck, used to restrain the animal and/or for identification.
    Make sure your dog has a collar holding an identification tag.
    See also a Wikipedia article on horse collar.
  5. A part of harness designed to distribute the load around the shoulders of the draft animal.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Any encircling device or structure.
    A nylon collar kept the bolt from damaging the surface underneath.
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Of or pertaining to a certain category of professions; see -collar.

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Verb

Infinitive
to collar

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to collar (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To place a collar on.
    Collar and leash your dog.
  2. To seize or detain.
  3. (law enforcement) To arrest.
  4. (transitive) To bind in conversation.
    I managed to collar Fred in the office yesterday.

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Derived terms


Spanish

Noun

collar m. (plural collares)

Singular
collar m.

Plural
collares m.

  1. necklace
  2. dog collar for a dog.

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