neckband

noun

Definition of neckband

  1. 1 :  a usually ornamental band worn about the neck

  2. 2a :  the part of a garment that encircles the neck and finishes the neckline the neckband of a sweater b :  the band of a shirt to which a collar is sewed or buttoned

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Origin and Etymology of neckband

Middle English nekbande, from nek, nekke neck + bande strip — more at band


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