collar button

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noun

a button or stud for fastening a detachable collar to the neckband of a shirt or for fastening together the ends of a collar or neckband.

Nearby words

  1. collapse,
  2. collapse of communism,
  3. collapse therapy,
  4. collapsible,
  5. collar,
  6. collar cell,
  7. collar rot,
  8. collar-button abscess,
  9. collarbone,
  10. collard

Origin of collar button

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

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