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2 verb
collar2 [transitive]
1 to catch someone and hold them so that they cannot escape:
The police collared him less than twenty minutes after the robbery.
2 to find someone so that you can talk to them, especially when they would prefer to avoid you:
He collared her in the staff room at lunchtime and started telling her about his holiday plans.

high-collared/open-collared/fur-collared etc

used about clothes that have a particular type of collar:
a high-collared blouse

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