Associations to the word «Collar»


COLLAR, noun. Anything that encircles the neck.
COLLAR, noun. The part of an upper garment (shirt, jacket, etc.) that fits around the neck and throat, especially if sewn from a separate piece of fabric.
COLLAR, noun. A decorative band or other fabric around the neckline.
COLLAR, noun. A chain worn around the neck.
COLLAR, noun. A similar detachable item.
COLLAR, noun. A coloured ring round the neck of a bird or mammal.
COLLAR, noun. A band or chain around an animal's neck, used to restrain and/or identify it.
COLLAR, noun. A part of harness designed to distribute the load around the shoulders of a draft animal.
COLLAR, noun. A piece of meat from the neck of an animal.
COLLAR, noun. (technology) Any encircling device or structure.
COLLAR, noun. (rail transport) A physical lockout device to prevent operation of a mechanical signal lever.
COLLAR, noun. (architecture) A ring or cincture.
COLLAR, noun. (architecture) A collar beam.
COLLAR, noun. (mining) A curb, or a horizontal timbering, around the mouth of a shaft.
COLLAR, noun. (in compounds) Of or pertaining to a certain category of professions as symbolized by typical clothing.
COLLAR, noun. (botany) The neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem.
COLLAR, noun. A ringlike part of a mollusk in connection with the esophagus.
COLLAR, noun. (nautical) An eye formed in the bight or bend of a shroud or stay to go over the masthead; also, a rope to which certain parts of rigging, as dead-eyes, are secured.
COLLAR, verb. (transitive) To grab or seize by the collar or neck.
COLLAR, verb. (transitive) To place a collar on, to fit with one.
COLLAR, verb. (transitive) To seize, capture or detain.
COLLAR, verb. (transitive) To preempt, control stringently and exclusively.
COLLAR, verb. (law enforcement) (transitive) To arrest.
COLLAR, verb. (figuratively) (transitive) To bind in conversation.
COLLAR, verb. (transitive) To roll up (beef or other meat) and bind it with string preparatory to cooking.
COLLAR, verb. (BDSM) To bind a submissive to a dominant under specific conditions or obligations.
COLLAR BEAM, noun. (architecture) A horizontal piece of timber connecting and tying together two opposite rafters.
COLLAR BONE, noun. Alternative spelling of collarbone
COLLAR BONES, noun. Plural of collar bone
COLLAR OF ESSES, noun. An ornamental chain made up of interlinked or juxtaposed S's, originally worn by nobles of the House of Lancaster, and later associated by some writers with the Order of the Garter.

Dictionary definition

COLLAR, noun. A band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over.
COLLAR, noun. (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal.
COLLAR, noun. Anything worn or placed about the neck; "the thief was forced to wear a heavy wooden collar"; "a collar of flowers was placed about the neck of the winning horse".
COLLAR, noun. A short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part.
COLLAR, noun. The stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot.
COLLAR, noun. A band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it.
COLLAR, noun. Necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck.
COLLAR, noun. A figurative restraint; "asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market"; "kept a tight leash on his emotions"; "he's always gotten a long leash".
COLLAR, noun. The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar".
COLLAR, verb. Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals".
COLLAR, verb. Seize by the neck or collar.
COLLAR, verb. Furnish with a collar; "collar the dog".

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