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Noun: collar  kó-lu(r)
  1. A band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    - neckband
  2. (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal
  3. 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"
  4. A short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part
  5. The stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot
    - shoe collar
  6. A band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it
  7. Necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
    - choker, dog collar, neckband
  8. A figurative restraint
    "asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market";
    - leash
  9. [informal] The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
    "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar";
    - apprehension, arrest, catch, pinch, taking into custody
Verb: collar  kó-lu(r)
  1. [informal] Take into custody
    "the police collared the suspected criminals";
    - nail [informal], apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab [informal], cop [informal], pinch [Brit, informal], nick [Brit, informal]
  2. Seize by the neck or collar
  3. Furnish with a collar
    "collar the dog"

Sounds like: choler

Derived forms: collaring, collared, collars

Type of: band, banding, brim, capture, clutch, equip, fit, fit out, gaining control, hoop, lip, necklace, neckpiece, outfit, prehend [archaic], restraint, rim, ring, seize, seizure, stria, striation

Part of: boot, neck, neck opening, shoe

Encyclopedia: Collar