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Dictionary definition for: Collar

1. (n) a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over

2. (v) take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

3. (n) a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal''s neck as a harness or to identify it

4. (v) seize by the neck or collar

5. (n) necklace that fits tightly around a woman''s neck

6. (v) furnish with a collar; "collar the dog"

7. (n) a figurative restraint; "asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market" "kept a tight leash on his emotions" "he''s always gotten a long leash"

8. (n) the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

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