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falling band

noun
1.
a large, flat collar, usually trimmed with lace, worn by men in the 17th century.
Also called fall.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600
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falling band

noun
1.
a man's large flat collar, often lace-trimmed, worn during the 17th century
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