Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A gorget.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And what about those neck-collar thingies like in some 80′s Arnie Schwarzenegger film, where they get their heads blown off if they are off-side? on November 27, 2009 at 2: 31 pm Not surprised anymore

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  • The razor edge of Elven steel slipped in between the steel shoulder guard and the steel neck-collar of his enemy's armor, sinking through bearskin vest, chain armor, flesh, and bone, to sever his attacker's arm cleanly at the joint.

    Tran Siberian

  • An iron neck-collar was hanging in one of these cells.

    Les Miserables

  • The only other marks are a broad neck-collar of vivid crimson, and a few delicate white touches on the outer margins of the hind wings.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • The razor edge of Elven steel slipped in between the steel shoulder guard and the steel neck-collar of his enemy's armor, sinking through bearskin vest, chain armor, flesh, and bone, to sever his attacker's arm cleanly at the joint.

    The Outstretched Shadow

  • The apparent leader also wore a neck-collar and chestpiece that looked as if it had been derived from armor some time in the far distant past.

    Storm Breaking

  • The apparent leader also wore a neck-collar and chestpiece that looked as if it had been derived from armor some time in the far distant past.

    Storm Breaking

  • The only other marks are a broad neck-collar of vivid crimson, and a few delicate white touches on the outer margins of the hind wings.

    The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise; a narrative of travel, with studies of man and nature — Volume 1

  • And these men were no serfs, as was shown by the respectability of their appearance, and the absence of the brazen neck-collar which marked the slave.

    One Snowy Night Long ago at Oxford

  • An iron neck-collar was hanging in one of these cells.

    Les Miserables, Volume V, Jean Valjean

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