Collar button

Collar button

A button on a post (often gold) used to keep a man’s detachable shirt collar closed.
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There was one belonging to a Hebrew collar button peddler, who had died in the room next to him, and which the landlady was holding for her rent; in the end, however, Jurgis decided to do without it, as he was to be underground by day and in bed at night.
Jake bought everything the newsboys offered him: candy, oranges, brass collar buttons, a watch-charm, and for me a `Life of Jesse James,' which I remember as one of the most satisfactory books I have ever read.
I tell you what, men have come to the end of all this fooling with collar buttons and you are the man to make money out of the change that is coming.
Martin was thankful when he felt the collar buttons in their holes.
The collar button appearance is formed by mucosal ulceration with associated undermining of the ulcer's edge by lateral submucosal extension (Figure 22).
The even-money favourite was held up to get the 6f trip but was brought with a typically precision-timed challenge by Richard Hughes to collar Button Moon well inside the final furlong, securing victory by a head.
The Cashmere Shawl Collar Button Front Cardigan has a luxurious feel and versatile style.
I was queuing for lunch on a boiling hot day with my collar button undone, when a teacher told me to do it up and go to the back of the queue.
Then Davis, befuddled perhaps by that loosened collar button, solemnly called Headwaters the ``Headwoods.
I regret that I was not the first with the Coathanger Car Aerial or the Paperclip Collar Button.
There was an obscure musical many moons ago called Hellzapoppin and we don't want to start off on Tuesday with a loud "ting" as my shirt collar button makes a dash for freedom and smacks into the camera lens.
A few feet away from me, a group of men in suits have been ensconced inside a vacant office all week, collar buttons undone and shirt sleeves rolled up.