neckband

noun

Definition of neckband

1 : a usually ornamental band worn about the neck
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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History and Etymology for neckband

Middle English nekbande, from nek, nekke neck + bande strip

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“Neckband.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neckband. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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