[ bras-kol-er, brahs- ]

  1. unwaveringly faithful to a political party; voting the straight ticket: a brass-collar Democrat.

Origin of brass-collar

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55

Words Nearby brass-collar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use brass-collar in a sentence

  • The other end is bent slightly concave and soldered to a brass collar, B, which is threaded on the inside.

  • The brass collar D is held in place by the screw F, which draws the two ends together.

  • A brass collar bearing the name of the ship and the owner suggested that it was the only survivor of the shipwreck.

    The Shellback's Progress | Walter Runciman
  • The queen of the Wavunias on the Congo wore a brass collar around her neck, which weighed from sixteen to twenty pounds.

    Folkways | William Graham Sumner
  • Another fashionable masculine ornament is a brass collar, consisting of a number of spiral rings.