dog collar

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dog collar

n.
1. A collar for a dog.
2. Informal A clerical collar.
3. A choker: a duchess resplendent in ermine robes and a diamond dog collar.

dog collar

n
1. a collar for a dog
2. (Clothing & Fashion) an informal name for a clerical collar
3. (Jewellery) informal a tight-fitting necklace

dog′ col`lar


n.
1. a collar used to restrain or identify a dog.
2. a close-fitting necklace.
3. Slang. a clerical collar.
[1515–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dog collar - a collar for a dogdog collar - a collar for a dog      
collar - a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it
2.dog collar - a stiff white collar with no opening in the front; a distinctive symbol of the clergy
collar, neckband - a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
3.dog collar - necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
necklace - jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)
Translations
ياقَه حَولَ عُنُق الكَلْب
kolárekobojek
hundehalsbåndpræstekrave
papi pléhgallér
prestakragi
papaz yakasıtasma

dog collar

n (fam) (clergyman's) → collarino; (dog's) → collare m

dog

(dog) noun
a domestic, meat-eating animal related to the wolf and fox.
adjective
(usually of members of the dog family) male. a dog-fox.
verbpast tense, past participle dogged
to follow closely as a dog does. She dogged his footsteps.
dogged (ˈdogid) adjective
keeping on at what one is doing in a determined and persistent manner. his dogged perseverance.
ˈdoggedly (-gid-) adverb
He went doggedly on with his work despite the interruptions.
ˈdoggedness (-gid-) noun
ˈdog-biscuit noun
a small hard biscuit fed to dogs.
ˈdog collar
1. a stiff round collar worn by a clergyman.
2. a collar around a dog's neck.
ˈdog-eared adjective
(of a book) having the pages turned down at the corner. dog-eared volumes; Several pages were dog-eared.
ˌdog-ˈtired adjective
very tired. I'm dog-tired this morning after sitting up all night in the train.
a dog's life
a wretched existence. He leads a dog's life.
go to the dogs
to be ruined, especially to ruin oneself.
in the doghouse
in disgrace. He forgot his wife's birthday, so he's in the doghouse.
not a dog's chance
no chance at all. He hasn't a dog's chance of getting a ticket.
References in periodicals archive ?
You are quite right to be concerned about using a prong collar on a dog, especially one with flesh burns on her neck.
The pain inflicted by the prong collar often causes aggression in retaliation.
no, I will not suggest that you test a prong collar or electric-shock collar.
Someone has suggested a prong collar will stop the pulling instantly.
If the person is applying hard yanks on a choke chain or prong collar, or blithely pressing the remote button for a shock collar, they are probably simply following the instructions of an outdated dog training professional and may not know that there is a far superior way to communicate with their dog.
We got a trainer who used a prong collar on him but he no longer wants to go out.
And I don't like the prong collar, because it does produce pain, and some people feel it leads to more inter-dog aggression.
They told me how they had tried everything to make it behave - water spray, air compressed cans, prong collar, electric shock collar and pulling the lead and shouting.
EFFECTIVENESS: The first time I used a SENSE-ation harness, I was speaking at a seminar, and a shelter brought a strong, adolescent Doberman on a prong collar for me to work with.
If your dog has perceived that the presence of another dog causes pain or discomfort to his neck - from the shock of an electronic collar, the pinch of a prong collar, or even the choking of a flat collar - start by changing the equipment.
Some of the more popular ones include aversion therapy, for example, using a shock collar and administering a jolt every time the dog starts after a car, or using a choke or prong collar and giving a sharp correction if the dog tries to chase.
When he stepped out of position you simply yanked, hard, on his choke or prong collar.