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Eton collars

Eton collars is a plural form of Eton collar

Eton collar

Definition:

broad white collar worn over the lapels of a jacket

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

Eton collars

Type of:

collar » band » strip » artifact

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Eton College, English public school
(Source: Merriam-Webster)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

Eton collar

a broad stiff white collar worn outside an Eton jacket (10 of 240 words)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/eton-collar

Oxford Dictionary:

Eton collar

a broad, stiff white collar worn outside the coat collar, especially with an Eton jacket (15 of 36 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Eton-collar

Merriam-Webster:

Eton collar

a large stiff turnover collar (5 of 24 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/eton collar

American Heritage Dictionary:

Eton collar

A broad white collar worn over the lapels of a jacket. (11 of 19 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/eton-collar

Random House Dictionary:

Eton collar

a broad, stiff collar, originally of linen, as that worn folded outside an Eton jacket. (15 of 17 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/eton-collar

New World Dictionary:

Eton collar

a broad, white linen collar worn with an Eton jacket, or a collar resembling this (15 of 17 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/eton-collar

Wikipedia:

Collar [disambiguation]

may refer to Human neckwear: Collar (clothing), the part of a garment that fastens around or frames the neck | Ruff (clothing), type of collar worn in Western Europe from the mid-sixteenth century to the mid-seventeenth century | Slave collar | Collar ... (39 of 345 words, 22 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Collar

Macmillan British Dictionary:

collar [countable] | collars [plural]

the part of a coat, shirt, or dress that goes around your neck ; a thin ... | a part of an object or machine that fits around something curved and ... (30 of 122 words, 4 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/collar

collar [transitive, verb] | collared [past tense] | collaring [present participle] | collars [3rd-person singular present]

[humorous] to find someone and talk to them, usually about something that they do not want to talk about | [informal] to catch or arrest someone (25 of 55 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/collar 15

Cambridge Dictionary:

neckband

a narrow strip which goes round the neck of a piece of clothing (13 of 30 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/neckband

Wiktionary:

neckband | neckbands [plural]

A band worn around the neck. (6 of 18 words, 1 usage example)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/neckband

Encarta Dictionary:

Eton collar | Eton collars [plural]

a broad stiff white collar turned down over the collar and lapels of a coat or jacket, especially one worn as part of the Eton College uniform (27 of 40 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861689883​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Merriam-Webster:

Eton collar

First use: 1887

Origin: Eton College, English public school

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/eton collar

American Heritage Dictionary:

Eton collar

Origin: After Eton College, England.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/eton-collar

Audio references

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Eton collar

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Eton collar"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=eton c​01 word=Eton collar

YourDictionary Audio:

Eton collar

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Eton collar" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/eton-collar

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