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collar

[ kol-er ]
/ ˈkɒl ər /
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noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

Metalworking. (of a piece being rolled) to wrap itself around a roller.

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RELATED WORDS

choker, torque, frill, fraise, jabot, fichu, ruff, dicky, neckband, Vandyke, nab, cop, secure, capture, seize, tree, nail, arrest, appropriate, take

Nearby words

collapsar, collapse, collapse of communism, collapse therapy, collapsible, collar, collar button, collar cell, collar rot, collar-button abscess, collarbone

Idioms

    hot under the collar, Informal. angry; excited; upset.

Origin of collar

1250–1300; Middle English coler < Anglo-French; Old French colier < Latin collāre neckband, collar, equivalent to coll(um) neck + -āre, neuter (as noun) of -āris -ar1; spelling later conformed to Latin (cf. -ar2)
Related formscol·lar·less, adjectiveun·col·lar, verb (used with object)
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British Dictionary definitions for collared

collar

/ (ˈkɒlə) /

noun

verb (tr)

Word Origin for collar

C13: from Latin collāre neckband, neck chain, collar, from collum neck
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Idioms and Phrases with collared

collar


see hot under the collar.

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