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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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turtlenecktur‧tle‧neck /ˈtɜːtlnek $ ˈtɜːr-/ noun [countable]  DCCa type of sweater with a high, close-fitting collar that covers most of your neckpolo neck, v-neck
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turtleneckCloud, a priest who wears a turtleneck.She dressed either in blue-jeans with a black turtleneck top and black boots or in very short miniskirts.I rub on soothing calamine lotion, then don a cotton turtleneck to keep myself from scratching.Centre Line green silk suit, £930; yellow viscose knit turtleneck, £400; both by Gianni Versace.Instead, I wanted to be Choo Choo, who wore a long turtleneck and spoke with a high monotone.Bella Freud, a protege of Vivienne Westwood, unpicked the body's turtleneck, adding a white silk collar and cuffs.Mike wore black leather biking trousers and a heavy seaman's turtleneck sweater.
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