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collars

noun
plural of 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 or holding under one's control by authority of law
  • when the murderer was finally apprehended, the detective who doggedly checked every single lead got credit for the collar

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collars

verb
present tense third-person singular 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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“Collars.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/collars. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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