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collar

ko ler

  • n  a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
  • n  (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal
  • n  anything worn or placed about the neck
    the thief was forced to wear a heavy wooden collar
    a collar of flowers was placed about the neck of the winning horse
  • n  a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part
  • n  the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot
  • n  a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it
  • n  necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
  • n  a figurative restraint
    asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market
  • n  the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
    the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar
  • v  take into custody
  • v  seize by the neck or collar
  • v  furnish with a collar
    collar the dog
News & Articles

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  • Tom Izzo in USA Today
    The justices were passing judgment on a federal statute used in the prosecution of [white-collar defendants]. It makes it a crime to deprive the public or one's employer or shareholders of the 'intangible right of honest services.' Although a... Ruth Bader Ginsburg http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Bader_Ginsburg&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE_y12gmoT5rtusZg-Rxy_GhrG8uQ Washington Post (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://voices.washingtonpost.com/economy-watch/2010/06/did_jeff_skilling_do_anything.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGp6qYe6KDdo0f-k0089iss3e9unQ Jun 24, 2010 19403 27145 collar We are the blue-collar team," Izzo said. "This is the blue-collar city. It was just amazing to walk out of that tunnel."
  • Barack Obama in Fort Worth Star Telegram
    It's really a mixed bag,Obama said. "There've been some states where we have won the blue collar vote. Wisconsin. We won it in Iowa. We won it in Minnesota. Then there are other states where we've not done so well, mainly because people...

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