from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a collar (or other encircling demarcation).
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of collar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wearing a collar.
  • adj. Wearing a collar; -- said of a man or beast used as a bearing when a collar is represented as worn around the neck or loins.
  • adj. Rolled up and bound close with a string. See To collar beef, under Collar, v. t.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a collar, or something resembling a collar.
  • In heraldry, same as gorged, 2.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


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  • The investor is said to have "collared" the shares, limiting potential gains as well as potential losses.

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  • A shareholder is said to have "collared" shares when he or she sells a bullish call option, capping potential gains, while buying a protective put that limits losses if shares fall.

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  • The photo is Colleen with an elk calf that they captured and "collared" as part of an ongoing survival study.

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  • Lincoln walked to the house, borrowed the book -- "collared" it, as he expressed it -- and at the end of six days had mastered it with his own thoroughness.

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  • Jim, arriving just too late to save his own, promptly "collared" those of

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  • Jim, arriving just too late to save his own, promptly "collared" those of Wally, leaving the last-named youth no alternative but to paddle home in the water-logged slippers – the ground being too rough and stony to admit of barefoot travelling.

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  • He wondered if Sylvia would be surprised to hear that her neighbour, the fair Frenchman to whom she had been talking so familiarly, had "collared" her stakes and her winnings.

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  • (If you don't know what a guayabera is, think of Ferdinand Marcos: a cotton or linen shirt, collared, that is worn untucked and has pockets at about waist height.

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