dog collar


: a collar for a dog
slang : clerical collar
: a wide flexible snug-fitting necklace

Examples of dog collar in a Sentence

a gala at which one can expect to see a number of trophy wives wearing diamond-encrusted dog collars
Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile Cosmos the Dog (aka Kodi in the film) will battle for the leather dog collar Palme Dog win. Annika Pham, Variety, 17 May 2024 Transforming everyday essentials into precious jewelry is a daring gamble initiated by Hermés in the 1980s, notably with dog collar jewelry, but also with belt jewelry, which appeared at the same time and was revived in the 2000s. Jessica Scemama, Glamour, 25 Mar. 2024 One final clue Facebook users mentioned is that the dog collar is made by Top Paw and is sold at PetSmart. Saleen Martin, USA TODAY, 20 Feb. 2024 Maybe just wake me when the AI dog collar starts barking on its own. Condé Nast, WIRED, 9 Jan. 2024 There’s even evidence that Mesopotamian dogs were adorned with what appear to be the world’s first dog collars, some of which were simple and some of which were ornate, suggesting that some ancient Mesopotamians thought their canine companions deserved to be spoiled. Sam Walters, Discover Magazine, 11 Jan. 2024 In 1923, the house even introduced a collection of dog collars, which were elaborately decorated with leather studs, metal looped rings and fringed trimmings. Lindsay Talbot, New York Times, 8 Nov. 2023 Read on for the best dog collars PEOPLE approved for our actual dogs. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 20 Oct. 2023 Fi Smart Dog Collar Series 3 Active pet owners can keep track of their pups and even make new furry friends with the latest version of Fi’s smart dog collar and membership, which starts at $3.20 per week and includes live phone and chat support, which comes in handy while traveling. Rudie Obias, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of dog collar was in the 15th century

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“Dog collar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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