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Definitions of collar

  1. To seize by the collar. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To seize by the collar: to put on a collar. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To grasp by or provide with a collar. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. furnish with a collar; "collar the dog" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. To seize by the collar; to put a collar on. A collar or collar-beam, a horizontal piece of timber connecting and bracing two opposite rafters. To slip the collar, to get free; to escape. A collar of brawn, the quantity tied up in one parcel. To collar beef or other meat, to roll it up and bind it close with a string. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. To catch hold of one by anything round the neck; to roll up flesh meat and bind it with cord. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a figurative restraint; "a collar on program trading in the stock market" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a figurative restraint; "asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market"; "kept a tight leash on his emotions"; "he's always gotten a long leash" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. Something worn round the neck, whether for use, ornament, restraint, or identification; as, the collar of a coat; a lady's collar; the collar of a dog. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. A ring or cincture. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. A collar beam. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. The neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. An ornament worn round the neck by knights, having on it devices to designate their rank or order. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. A ringlike part of a mollusk in connection with esophagus. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. A colored ring round the neck of a bird or mammal. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. A curb, or a horizontal timbering, around the mouth of a shaft. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To put a collar on. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. Something worn about the neck, for use, restraint, or ornament; a round ring; collar bone, the clavicle. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  24. Something worn round the neck: the part of a garment at the neck: a ring: a band. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. Something worn around the neck; a ring or band. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. A band for the neck; a ring or band on or about anything. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. Something worn round the neck; the part of a garment round the neck; a part of a harness for the neck of a horse or other beast used in draught; anything like a collar or a ring; the upper part of a stay; also a rope in form of a wreath to which a stay is confined; a ring, cincture, or astragal. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  28. Something worn round the neck; that part of the harness which goes round the neck of a horse or other, animal used as a beast of burden; in arch., a ring. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  29. The choana of a collared cell; a prominent fold behind the proboscis in the Hemichorda; the fleshy rim projecting beyond the edge of a snail shell; any structure likened to a collar. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for collar

  1. " I shall tell the chaps to- night that it was a little joke on my part," he announced, with grim decision; " then I shall take you by the collar and kick you into the road." – Light Freights, Complete by W. W. Jacobs
  2. Once I saw a man lift his coat collar to hide his face. – The Amateur by Richard Harding Davis
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