- n. A small collar, especially as a kind of necklace of lace, fur etc. for women.
- n. A type of dahlia having a small collar of short inner petals.
- n. The jagged circle in the mid-diameter of the iris, separating the darker shade of the iris from the lighter shade of the iris.
- n. Rim of loosened keratin surrounding a skin lesion.
- From French collerette. (Wiktionary)
“The ends of her tulle collarette had been carefully disordered and a big bunch of red flowers was pinned in her bosom stems upwards.”
“By wearing the short cape with circular, fluffy collarette, sketched in”
“A boa made from black water mink is worth about 50 dollars, a collarette about $100,00 and a coat reaching down to the hips would cost about $250,00.”
“She tells herself that she is perfectly warm and comfortable, but you and I know better, my dear, for we have seen her unhappy efforts to crawl up into this same collarette, and we have beheld her shivering misery as a good stiff gust of January wind sends her flying around a corner.”
“Who has not beheld the stunningly gowned girl stalking majestically around the shopping district in a little tailor-made jacket topped off with a fur collarette?”
“France is the land _par excellence_ for automobile touring, not only from its splendid roads, but from the wide diversity of its sights and scenes, and manners and customs, and, last but not least, its most excellent hotels strung along its highways and byways like pearls in a collarette.”
“It was true she had a new set, warm and serviceable, but -- well, a short-haired, dark-brown collarette hasn't the allure of a fluffy, snow-white boa.”
“She nodded seriously over her serviceable, unworldly brown collarette.”
“How many typical metropolitans one knows who are forever in a small flutter of excitement over whatever is just happening, like a cub reporter on the way to his first fire, or a neuræsthete -- if one may coin a word -- who perceives a spider on her collarette.”
“And if the editor chose to refer to the pineapple pattern, No. 60 cotton, collarette which Mrs. Jackson had crocheted between beers in the good old Dance Hall days as an "exquisite effect in point lace," certainly Mrs. Jackson was not the lady to contradict him.”
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From Notre Dame de Paris by good ole Victor Hugo. (Also called The Hunchback of Notre Dame.)
Ties and other neckwear.
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