mandarin collar


noun

a narrow, stand-up collar, not quite meeting at the front.

Nearby words

  1. mandalay,
  2. mandamus,
  3. mandan,
  4. mandarin,
  5. mandarin chinese,
  6. mandarin duck,
  7. mandarin orange,
  8. mandarinate,
  9. mandatary,
  10. mandate

Origin of mandarin collar

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for mandarin collar

Mandarin collar

noun

a high stiff round collar
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