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 ?
A long time passed away, then the collar came into the rag chest at the paper mill; there was a large company of rags, the fine by themselves, and the coarse by themselves, just as it should be.
And it became so, all the rags were turned into white paper; but the collar came to be just this very piece of white paper we here see, and on which the story is printed; and that was because it boasted so terribly afterwards of what had never happened to it.
There was once a fine gentleman, all of whose moveables were a boot-jack and a hair-comb: but he had the finest false collars in the world; and it is about one of these collars that we are now to hear a story.
Now and again he pulled and tugged at the collar which nearly choked him and cried out in a weak voice:
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.
I was standing with my back to the nearest window, my hat jammed over my brows and my overcoat collar up to my ears.
You said he had a pal," I observed, sinking deeper into the collar of my coat.
I had not asked him, and I was almost foaming under the respirator that I was making of my overcoat collar.
Try to recall a few words that went before, between the idiot in the collar and me.
Some of the donkeys were white, some were brown, or gray, or black, or spotted; but their hair was sleek and smooth and their broad collars and caps gave them a neat, if whimsical, appearance.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has warned that there is no white collar jobs any longer, advising the youths to embrace the blue collar jobs.
There are numerous current marketing attempts to make these collars more palatable to the public, including attractive, colorful cloth covers for prong collars, rubber tips for the prongs, and euphemisms for shock that range for "stim" and "tickle" to "e-collar" and "e-touch.
To make matters worse, in wet conditions the collars often took on minds of their own; while working under other trainers I was more than once called upon to chase down a squealing dog and wrestle the collar off his neck.
Victims included Nugget, a threeyear-old tortoiseshell cat who suffered weeks of agony due to a large wound in her armpit caused by getting her leg stuck in her collar.
Joining row (RS) With RS facing, si 20 left back collar sts onto cir needle, then work them in patt, pick up and knit 43 (44, 45, 46, 47, 47, 48) sts evenly along selvedge edge of left back collar to m, remove m, pick up and knit 42 (43, 44, 45, 46, 46, 47) sts evenly along right back collar selvedge edge, work 20 held right back collar sts in patt--125 (127, 129, 131, 133, 133, 135) sts total.