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dog collar

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

First recorded in 1515–25
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dog collar

noun
  1. a collar for a dog
  2. an informal name for a clerical collar
  3. informal a tight-fitting necklace
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