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or collarette

[kol-uh-ret] /ˌkɒl əˈrɛt/
a small ornamental collar of fur, lace, or other material, worn by women.
Origin of collaret
1680-90; collar + -et, modeled on French collerette Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I want some to match a collaret of my own; and I cant get it at Perry and John's.

    Fanny's First Play George Bernard Shaw
  • The breast is, in its turn, separated from the greyish abdomen by a broad black band, which ornithologists term a collaret.

  • Round his neck was the sieppura, a collaret of bears fur, with the bears mask hanging over his breast.

    Through Arctic Lapland Cutcliffe Hyne
  • When she came in her angelic face was as white as the collaret which encircled her throat, and the scar was more livid than usual.

    The Grey Cloak

    Harold MacGrath
  • The breast is separated from the abdomen by a conspicuous band of black feathers known as the collaret.

    Indian Birds Douglas Dewar

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