dog collar


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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Synonyms for dog collar


choker, collar, lei, 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

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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,, "How Jayme Closs, Elizabeth Smart, Jaycee Dugard and Others Survived Headline-Making Abductions," 19 Aug. 2019 Most important, the Obama campaign saw swag as a fund-raising tactic, selling everything from tube socks and dog collars to high-ticket designer items. Globe Staff,, "In the 2020 race, campaign swag matters. Can anyone top Trump’s MAGA hat?," 24 Aug. 2019 High-tech dog collars seem to be everywhere these days. Maddie Hiatt, House Beautiful, "How to Keep Your Pets Safe During Dangerous Weather," 21 Aug. 2019 That’s why Whistle Labs, which makes a smart dog collar using GPS, relies on cellular for its users to monitor their pets’ activities, said Kevin Lloyd, chief technology officer of the company, now owned by Mars Petcare. Carolyn Said,, "What are Helium founders breathing? A cheaper, longer-range wireless network," 16 June 2019 Further Reading Retailers all but beg FTC to take action against Google, Amazon The case brought to the 3rd Circuit involves a woman who bought a dog collar from a third-party Amazon vendor in December 2014. Kate Cox, Ars Technica, "Court rules Amazon can be held responsible for defective third-party goods," 8 July 2019 According to an arrest citation, the man was zip tied, placed in a tight dog collar and was pistol whipped. Sarah Ladd, The Courier-Journal, "Man was kidnapped, put in dog collar and tortured at Louisville apartment, police say," 26 June 2019 To help protect your pet, the connected dog collar company Fi has created a simple checklist for what to do if your dog is dog-napped. Kelli Bender,, "What to Do If Your Dog Is Stolen: Keep Calm and Update Your Pet's Microchip," 17 June 2019 No one hugged him, or wiped his face, or unwound the dog collar still around his neck. Jenna Wortham, New York Times, "Delighted — and Disturbed — by Octavia Spencer’s Rage in ‘Ma’," 31 May 2019

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First Known Use of dog collar

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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