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collar

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1 an ornamental chain or string (as of beads) worn around the neck
  • A simple gold collar is all that little black cocktail dress needs.
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2 the act of taking into one's control by authority of law
  • When the crook was finally apprehended, the detective who doggedly checked every single lead got credit for the collar.
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collar

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1 to take or keep under one's control by authority of law
  • The guy was collared for robbing houses.
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2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • She collared the boy before he could get into the cookie jar.
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take hold (of)

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