falling band


noun

a large, flat collar, usually trimmed with lace, worn by men in the 17th century.

Nearby words

  1. fallfish,
  2. fallibility,
  3. fallible,
  4. falling,
  5. falling action,
  6. falling diphthong,
  7. falling door,
  8. falling down drunk,
  9. falling of womb,
  10. falling rhythm

Origin of falling band

First recorded in 1590–1600

Also called fall.

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British Dictionary definitions for falling band

falling band

noun

a man's large flat collar, often lace-trimmed, worn during the 17th century
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