Eton collar

noun
\ ˌē-tᵊn- How to pronounce Eton collar (audio) \

Definition of Eton collar

: a large stiff turnover collar

First Known Use of Eton collar

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Eton collar

Eton College, English public school

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“Eton collar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eton%20collar. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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