- a raised area of metal for reinforcing a weld.
- a raised rim at the end of a roll in a rolling mill to check lateral expansion of the metal being rolled.
- an arrest; capture.
- a person placed under arrest.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM collarcol·lar·less, adjectiveun·col·lar, verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for collar
I am a bachelor and need to know how to clean "ring around the collar."Hints From Heloise: Good manners are for the road, too|Heloise Heloise|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
The punishment can be a yell, forcing the dog down, a sharp word or jerk of the collar.Forget Everything You Know About Your Dog (Ep. 436)|Stephen J. Dubner|October 22, 2020|Freakonomics
That led to a failure of the mainstream business community and economists and politicians to recognize the challenges that led to the disenfranchisement of blue collar workers.Robert Lighthizer Blew Up 60 Years of Trade Policy. Nobody Knows What Happens Next.|by Lydia DePillis|October 13, 2020|ProPublica
Get some good gearSearch for “walking a dog” online and you’ll find pages of photos with people holding leashes attached to a collar around a dog’s throat, which is exactly what the experts we spoke to advise against.
Lots of things now have GPS receivers inside, including smartphones, cars and even dog collars.
GOP leaders refused; they saw that Duke was pulling blue-collar Democrats to the party.
After tightening her collar, Stella assumed slave posture: on her knees, legs slightly spread, palm resting face-up on her thighs.
His chin rested on the thick plastic collar buckled around his neck.
A portrait of him was done once in which the collar point was made to sit in its proper place.
The only surprise was the left collar point, which was allowed to curl.
His hat was pushed back from his forehead, the collar of his blue flannel shirt was open.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Presently there was a clattering of hoofs behind him, and Ribsy came galloping along the road, with nothing on him but his collar.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
He had had his jaw smashed but I have seen men pull longer faces at breaking a collar stud.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
His attire, from the square-pointed collar down to the neat black brogues, was spotless.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Sikes had disappeared for an instant; but he was up again, and had him by the collar before the smoke had cleared away.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
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Idioms and Phrases with collar
see hot under the collar.