collar


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Synonyms for collar

Synonyms for collar

a seizing and holding by law

to take into custody as a prisoner

Synonyms for collar

(zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

anything worn or placed about the neck

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a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part

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the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

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a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it

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necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

a figurative restraint

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the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

take into custody

seize by the neck or collar

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furnish with a collar

References in classic literature ?
Than Kosis now took a set of the ornaments from one of the salvers and placed one of the collars of gold about his son's neck, springing the padlock fast.
It couldn't 've bin," jerked the clerk from his conning-tower of a collar.
Sweat poured down their faces, and the very high collars of the young men grew limp.
The head climbed to the shoulders and settled itself inside the leather collar that now hid its chelae and legs.
Taking a last whiff of his cigarette he threw it down, stepped on it, and letting the smoke escape through his moustache and looking askance at the horse that was coming up, began to tuck in his sheepskin collar on both sides of his ruddy face, clean-shaven except for the moustache, so that his breath should not moisten the collar.
And again, struggling frantically as the tightening collar shut off his wind, Ben Bolt was slowly lifted into the air.
That is only the place where the collar is put on at night to keep me chained up; it chafes a bit, but one soon gets used to it.
Now a bit of pink ribbon to tie it with, and I shall be done in time to do up my best collar," she said, turning her boxes topsy-turvy for the necessary ribbon in that delightful flurry which young ladies feel on such occasions.
And yet here was Matthew Cuthbert, at half-past three on the afternoon of a busy day, placidly driving over the hollow and up the hill; moreover, he wore a white collar and his best suit of clothes, which was plain proof that he was going out of Avonlea; and he had the buggy and the sorrel mare, which betokened that he was going a considerable distance.
When one is as handsome as you," said the collar, "that is occasion enough.
They were standing under a tree, each with an arm round the other's neck, and Alice knew which was which in a moment, because one of them had 'DUM' embroidered on his collar, and the other
He opened the trap, grabbed the Marionette by the collar, and carried him to the house as if he were a puppy.
About twenty minutes he waited, and then a tall man in a long overcoat, with collar turned up to his ears, hurried across from the opposite side of the street.
I seized the Sergeant by the collar of his coat, and pinned him against the wall.
His wristbands and collar were oppressive; his voice and manner were oppressive.