collaret

All Noun
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  • I want some to match a collaret of my own; and I cant get it at Perry and John's. Cited from Fanny's First Play, by George Bernard Shaw
  • When she came in her angelic face was as white as the collaret which encircled her throat, and the scar was more livid than usual. Cited from The Grey Cloak, by Harold MacGrath
  • In the coils and masses of her black hair she fixed her two great cabochons of pearls, and clasped about her neck her palm-broad collaret of pearls and diamonds. Cited from The Pit, by Frank Norris
  • The tiny white silk slipper, embroidered in pearl, a collaret and bracelets of the same beautiful ornament, of very large size, completed her costume. Cited from The Vale of Cedars , by Grace Aguilar
  • Sometimes he appears with a frilled collaret and a hat, usually with a close-fitting crown and wide round brim, more rarely with a conical shape like a dunce's cap.
  • His overlarge cotton blouse and trousers freed him from the constraints of the woolen dress of his predecessors, and his abandoning the frilled collaret and hat gave prominence to his expressive face.
  • Sometimes (especially in Roman Catholic practice) it is attached with a "collaret" or "collarino" that covers the white collar almost completely, except for the top edge and a small white square at the base of the throat, to mimic the collar of a cassock.
  • He altered the costume: freeing his long neck for comic effects, he dispensed with the frilled collaret; he substituted a skullcap for a hat, thereby keeping his expressive face unshadowed; and he greatly increased the amplitude of both blouse and trousers.

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