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.
THE Archbishop of York has put his dog collar back on, 10 years after removing it in protest over Robert Mugabe's brutal regime in Zimbabwe.
And, after one complaint too many, the mysterious Father Devlin (Paul Duckworth, spikily sinister) turns up from the Archdiocese to strip Fr O'Flaherty of his dog collar.
A WOMAN who used an electric dog collar on a toddler during a "cruel" catalogue of abuse has been jailed for three years and four months.
Weighing only half a kilogram, the device carries a low-light camera and illuminator, plus a microphone, audio speaker, transmission system and battery and fits to any medium-to-large sized working dog collar.
We set out to make a modern looking, easy to use, high quality dog collar, that will last your dog's lifetime," says Mehdi Malek, Founder of MEMA[R] Pets.
MODEL Kay Slater could be swapping the catwalk for a dog collar.
The dog collar will also monitor how many steps a hound has taken, what the ambient temperature is and if it's getting enough time to sleep.
The team created a hi-tech, waterproof dog collar complete with accelerometer and collected data for a wide range of dog breeds that gives an indicator of the pet's welfare.
The team of academics, who presented their findings at the 2013 Ubi-Comp conference in Zurich, created a hi-tech, waterproof dog collar for the study.