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collaring

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collaring

verb
present participle of collar

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1 to take or keep under one's control by authority of law
  • the juvenile delinquent 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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“Collaring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/collaring. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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