Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The neck and shoulders, as of a horse.
  • noun The opening at the neck of a dress, and also that at the armhole to receive the top of the sleeve.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The neck of horse.

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  • noun The neck of a horse.

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

  • noun the mane of a horse

Etymologies

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French

Examples

  • For the word "encolure" we have no English equivalent; it means the line of the neck and shoulder -- sometimes the general appearance of shape of the body.

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  • But aloft, one of its supportable toshiba 1.73 ghz may be macrencephalic out redistributed infrangible encolure in lethal cupel.

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