dog collar


noun

a collar used to restrain or identify a dog.
Informal. a close-fitting necklace, as a wide band covered with or composed of precious or semiprecious stones; choker.
Slang. a collar of the type worn by some clergymen, priests, etc., having the opening at the back; clerical collar.

Nearby words

  1. dog and pony show,
  2. dog ape,
  3. dog biscuit,
  4. dog box,
  5. dog clutch,
  6. dog curtain,
  7. dog days,
  8. dog eat dog,
  9. dog fennel,
  10. dog flea

Origin of dog collar

First recorded in 1515–25

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British Dictionary definitions for dog collar

dog collar

noun

a collar for a dog
an informal name for a clerical collar
informal a tight-fitting necklace
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