Eton collar

  1. a broad, stiff collar, originally of linen, as that worn folded outside an Eton jacket.

Origin of Eton collar

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby Eton collar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Eton collar in a sentence

  • She was even differently dressed, in something dark and girlish with a boyish white Eton collar.

    Dangerous Days | Mary Roberts Rinehart

British Dictionary definitions for Eton collar

Eton collar

  1. a broad stiff white collar worn outside an Eton jacket

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