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dog collar

noun
1.
a collar used to restrain or identify a dog.
2.
Informal. a close-fitting necklace, as a wide band covered with or composed of precious or semiprecious stones; choker.
3.
Slang. a collar of the type worn by some clergymen, priests, etc., having the opening at the back; clerical collar.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25
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Examples from the web for dog collar
  • All dogs in an off-leash area must be licensed and must display valid license tags attached to the dog collar.
  • Tag or plate to be attached to dog collar or harness.
  • Also thrilling is a selection of homey relics-perfume bottles, drinking bowls, a dog collar-that prompt shivers of recognition.
British Dictionary definitions for dog collar

dog collar

noun
1.
a collar for a dog
2.
an informal name for a clerical collar
3.
(informal) a tight-fitting necklace
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