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clerical collar


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A stiff white collar in the shape of a band fastened at the back of the neck, worn by certain members of the Christian clergy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A stiff white collar, having no opening at the front, fastened at the back, worn by members of the Christian clergy

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a stiff white collar with no opening in the front; a distinctive symbol of the clergy


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