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Topic: PETS

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: coler, from Latin collare, from collum 'neck'

collar

1 noun
     
col‧lar1 [countable]
1

clothing

DC the part of a shirt, coat etc that fits around your neck, and is usually folded over:
He grabbed me by the collar.
He loosened his collar and tie.
collar
2

cat/dog

DHP a narrow band of leather or plastic that is fastened around an animal's neck
3

injured neck

an object that someone wears around their neck to support it when it has been injured
4

business

a way of making sure that stocks you own do not lose money, even if their price goes down
5

machine

TE a circular ring that goes round a pipe to make it stronger, especially where two pipes join together
6

coloured fur/feathers

a band of fur, feathers, or skin around an animal's neck that is a different colour from the rest of the animal
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