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NOUN (9)

1. a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over;
[syn: collar, neckband]

2. (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal;

3. anything worn or placed about the neck;
- Example: "the thief was forced to wear a heavy wooden collar"
- Example: "a collar of flowers was placed about the neck of the winning horse"

4. a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part;

5. the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot;
[syn: collar, shoe collar]

6. a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it;

7. necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck;
[syn: choker, collar, dog collar, neckband]

8. a figurative restraint;
- Example: "asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market"
- Example: "kept a tight leash on his emotions"
- Example: "he's always gotten a long leash"
[syn: collar, leash]

9. the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal);
- Example: "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
[syn: apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody]


VERB (3)

1. take into custody;
- Example: "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
[syn: collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop]

2. seize by the neck or collar;

3. furnish with a collar;
- Example: "collar the dog"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Collar \Col"lar\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Collared; p. pr. & vb. n. Collaring.] 1. To seize by the collar. [1913 Webster] 2. To put a collar on. 3. to arrest, as a wanted criminal. Same as put the collar on. [PJC] To collar beef (or other meat), to roll it up, and bind it close with a string preparatory to cooking it. [1913 Webster] collarbone
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Collar \Col"lar\, n. [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.] 1. Something worn round the neck, whether for use, ornament, restraint, or identification; as, the collar of a coat; a lady's collar; the collar of a dog. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) (a) A ring or cincture. (b) A collar beam. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) The neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem. --Gray. [1913 Webster] 4. An ornament worn round the neck by knights, having on it devices to designate their rank or order. [1913 Webster] 5. (Zool.) (a) A ringlike part of a mollusk in connection with esophagus. (b) A colored ring round the neck of a bird or mammal. [1913 Webster] 6. (Mech.) A ring or round flange upon, surrounding, or against an object, and used for restraining motion within given limits, or for holding something to its place, or for hiding an opening around an object; as, a collar on a shaft, used to prevent endwise motion of the shaft; a collar surrounding a stovepipe at the place where it enters a wall. The flanges of a piston and the gland of a stuffing box are sometimes called collars. [1913 Webster] 7. (Naut.) An eye formed in the bight or bend of a shroud or stay to go over the masthead; also, a rope to which certain parts of rigging, as dead-eyes, are secured. [1913 Webster] 8. (Mining) A curb, or a horizontal timbering, around the mouth of a shaft. --Raymond. [1913 Webster] Collar beam (Arch.), a horizontal piece of timber connecting and tying together two opposite rafters; -- also, called simply collar. Collar of brawn, the quantity of brawn bound up in one parcel. [Eng.] --Johnson. Collar day, a day of great ceremony at the English court, when persons, who are dignitaries of honorary orders, wear the collars of those orders. To slip the collar, to get free; to disentangle one's self from difficulty, labor, or engagement. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

collar n 1: a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over [syn: collar, neckband] 2: (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal 3: anything worn or placed about the neck; "the thief was forced to wear a heavy wooden collar"; "a collar of flowers was placed about the neck of the winning horse" 4: a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part 5: the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot [syn: collar, shoe collar] 6: a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it 7: necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck [syn: choker, collar, dog collar, neckband] 8: a figurative restraint; "asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market"; "kept a tight leash on his emotions"; "he's always gotten a long leash" [syn: collar, leash] 9: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar" [syn: apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody] v 1: take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals" [syn: collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop] 2: seize by the neck or collar 3: furnish with a collar; "collar the dog"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

236 Moby Thesaurus words for "collar": Oregon boat, Roman collar, anklet, apprehend, appropriate, armlet, armory, arrest, back band, backstrap, badge, badge of office, badges, bag, band, bandanna, baton, bearing rein, bellyband, belt, bertha, bilbo, bit, blazonry, blinders, blinds, boa, bond, bonds, bottle up, bowtie, bracelet, brassard, breakers, breeching, bridle, bust, button, button-down collar, cabbage, camisole, cap and gown, caparison, capture, cavesson, celluloid collar, chain, chain of office, chains, checkrein, cheekpiece, chinband, choke, choker, cinch, cincture, cingulum, class ring, clerical collar, clout, cockade, collarband, comforter, cop, cravat, cross, crownband, crupper, cuffs, curb, decoration, dog collar, dress, eagle, earring, ecliptic, emblems, ensigns, equator, fasces, fascia, fetter, figurehead, fillet, finger ring, fleur-de-lis, foam, four-in-hand, froth, fur, gag, gag swivel, get, girdle, girt, girth, grab, great circle, guimpe, gyves, hackamore, halter, hames, hametugs, hammer and sickle, hamper, handcuffs, harness, head, headgear, headstall, heraldry, hip straps, hobbles, hook, hoop, hopples, insignia, irons, jaquima, jerk line, kerchief, lapel pin, lather, leading strings, leash, lift, lines, livery, mace, make a pinch, manacle, mantle, markings, martingale, medal, meringue, mortarboard, mousse, muffler, muzzle, nab, nail, neckband, neckcloth, neckerchief, necklace, neckpiece, necktie, nip, nose ring, noseband, offscum, old school tie, pick up, pillory, pin, pinch, plunging neckline, pole strap, puff, pull in, put under arrest, quoit, regalia, reins, restraint, restraints, ribbons, ring, rose, ruff, run in, saddle, scarf, school ring, scud, scum, sea foam, secure, shackle, shaft tug, shamrock, side check, sigillography, skull and crossbones, snaffle, soapsuds, souffle, sphragistics, spindrift, spoondrift, spray, spume, staff, steal, stinging, stock, stocks, stole, straightjacket, strait-waistcoat, straitjacket, stranglehold, suds, surcingle, surf, swastika, tack, tackle, take, take in, take into custody, take prisoner, tallith, tartan, tether, thistle, tie, tippet, trammel, trammels, trappings, tree, tucker, tug, uniform, verge, wand, white water, winker braces, wristband, wristlet, yoke, zodiac, zone
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Collar (Heb. peh), means in Job 30:18 the mouth or opening of the garment that closes round the neck in the same way as a tunic (Ex. 39:23). The "collars" (Heb. netiphoth) among the spoils of the Midianites (Judg. 8:26; R.V., "pendants") were ear-drops. The same Hebrew word is rendered "chains" in Isa. 3:19.