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clerical collar

noun
1.
a stiff, narrow, bandlike white collar fastened at the back of the neck, worn by certain clerics.
Also called reversed collar, Roman collar.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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British Dictionary definitions for clerical collar

clerical collar

noun
1.
a stiff white collar with no opening at the front that buttons at the back of the neck; the distinctive mark of the clergy in certain Churches Informal name dog collar
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