mandarin collar


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mandarin collar

n.
A close-fitting circular standup collar usually divided in front. Also called Nehru collar.
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Mandarin collar

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a high stiff round collar
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man′darin col′lar


n.
a narrow stand-up collar not quite meeting at the front.
[1950–55]
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