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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. 2016.
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  • And big tears trickled down her cheeks as far as the frilling of her collarette.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet Gustave Flaubert
  • In these brasses we find that the camail has become the Standard of Mail, or collarette, worn under the gorget of plate.

    Armour & Weapons Charles John Ffoulkes
  • I did not see very much because I held a collarette up to my face to protect it from the hot air, which was unutterably awful.

  • The music from the robins in the orchard filled my ears; soft winds stirred the lace on Sir William's cuffs and collarette.

    Cardigan Robert W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for collarette


a woman's fur or lace collar
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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