Collar button

Collar button

A button on a post (often gold) used to keep a man’s detachable shirt collar closed.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
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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.
"You see how quickly it is done," said the traveling man, who had for sale a small flat metal substitute for collar buttons. With one hand he quickly unfastened a collar from his shirt and then fastened it on again.
Martin was thankful when he felt the collar buttons in their holes.
An aide had to stop the walk and did the buttoning of two, leaving the neck collar button as is.
Your tie should run from your collar button down to the top of your trouser button.
"Collar button ulcers" are manifestations of inflammatory processes within the bowel.
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.
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.
I regret that I was not the first with the Coathanger Car Aerial or the Paperclip Collar Button. The PO's cheque will be very weclome, of course, but someone somewhere must already have made a fortune.
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.
The relaxed leaders are seen in casual dress with the crown prince wearing what appears to be a dark winter thobe with the prime minister in a zip-up pullover, and the Kingdom's top US-based diplomat in a classic white thobe with the collar buttons undone.