Eton collar


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

Origin of Eton collar

1
First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby Eton collar

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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

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

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