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standaway

[ stand-uh-wey ]
/ ˈstænd əˌweɪ /
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adjective
(of a garment) designed or constructed to stand upright or extend outward from the body: a standaway collar.
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Origin of standaway

First recorded in 1935–40; adj. use of verb phrase stand away
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