dog collar

noun

Definition of dog collar

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

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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 According to arrest warrants filed by Oak Ridge police and reviewed by local press, Paxton was allegedly chained to a bed in the home and shackled with a dog collar, her arms bound with zip ties. Harriet Sokmensuer, PEOPLE.com, "Couple Allegedly Admits to Storing Dead Body of Woman in a Freezer After Raping and Killing Her," 10 Aug. 2020 The girl wore a dog collar, and her head was shaved so that only a sort of lock or tuft hung down at the front. Hari Kunzru, The New Yorker, "A Transparent Woman," 29 June 2020 But, according to a survey from smart dog collar company Fi, neither Lady nor Tramp hold the top Disney dog name right now. Kelli Bender, PEOPLE.com, "New Data Reveals Top Disney Dog Name — and It's Not Lady or Tramp," 1 Nov. 2019 Even if those users don’t buy many dog collars, the ads will drive the users to Trump websites, where Facebook pixels will slurp up revised data that will help refine the Trump campaigns’ advertising even more. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, "How Facebook Works for Trump," 17 Apr. 2020 Dressed up in a dog collar, Exotic seizes the spotlight, singing, cracking jokes, and reminiscing fondly about his late partner’s testicles while Travis’s mother sobs. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, "Tiger King Is the Most Exploitative Show Netflix Has Made Yet," 7 Apr. 2020 The pressure leashes exert on dog collars might be harmful for them. Jessica Migala, NBC News, "How to choose the best dog harness, according to experts," 26 Feb. 2020 Tyree brought Kozakiewicz to his home in Virginia and held her in captivity for four days, raping and beating her and chaining her to the floor by a dog collar. Diana Pearl, PEOPLE.com, "How Jayme Closs, Elizabeth Smart, Jaycee Dugard and Others Survived Headline-Making Abductions," 27 Dec. 2019 Tyree brought Kozakiewicz to his home in Virginia and held her in captivity for four days, raping and beating her and chaining her to the floor by a dog collar. Diana Pearl, PEOPLE.com, "How Jayme Closs, Elizabeth Smart, Jaycee Dugard and Others Survived Headline-Making Abductions," 27 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of dog collar

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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