Meaning of COLLAR in English

COLLAR

I. noun see: wheel Date: 14th century a band, strip, or chain worn around the neck: as, a band that serves to finish or decorate the neckline of a garment, a short necklace, a band placed about the neck of an animal, a part of the harness of draft animals fitted over the shoulders and taking strain when a load is drawn, an indication of control ; a token of subservience, a protective or supportive device (as a brace or cast) worn around the neck, clerical ~ , something resembling a ~ in shape or use (as a ring or round flange to restrain motion or hold something in place), any of various animal structures or markings similar to a ~, an act of ~ing ; arrest , capture , ~ed adjective ~less adjective II. transitive verb Date: 1613 1. to seize by the ~ or neck, arrest , grab , to get control of ; preempt , to stop and detain in unwilling conversation , to put a ~ on

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