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 classic literature ?
He slipped a dog collar around Pinocchio's neck and tightened it so that it would not come off.
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EMMERDALE Mon-Fri ITV1 Had it not been for his kind-hearted wife Laurel, the unholy village vicar Ashley would have packed his dad Sandy off to a care home at the drop of a dog collar.
Teresa Davies had stripped in front of a couple wearing just a dog collar and pleaded for sex while paintings of Jesus Christ hung in the background.
COLLARED: A "satnav" dog collar was just one of the attractions on offer for the thousands of people attending the start of Crufts.
Spotted in the Christie's sale of the Casimir Collection of Metalware 1500-1900 (featured on these pages recently) the late 19th century nickel brass dog collar is stamped "Sandbach" and with the name of the creature's owner - "WCox", who was obviously a big cheese in the South Cheshire market town.
With a theatrical flourish, John Sentanu, Archbishop of York, simply produced a pair of scissors, then cut his dog collar to pieces.
Mr Sentamu - the second highest ranking bishop in the Anglican Communion - took off his dog collar and used a pair of scissors to cut it up as he lamented the deteriorating situation in Zimbabwe.
SUPPORT came in today for the Archbishop of York who cut up his dog collar on live television in a dramatic protest against Robert Mugabe's rule.
After reaching into my bag for my waterproofs, I turned round to find him wearing a bright red PVC suit with a dog collar and a pair of yellow rubber gloves.
The girl told police her mother and stepfather used the dog collar at its highest setting to get her to clean faster or "if she didn't like what I was doing.
And the actress says she jumped at the chance to don rubber basque, spiked dog collar and six-inch heels for the 1997 film "because I love to shock".