mandarin collar

noun

: a narrow stand-up collar usually open in front

Examples of mandarin collar in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mandarin collar was in 1947

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“Mandarin collar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mandarin%20collar. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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