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

  • n. The band around the collar of a garment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A band worn around the neck

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A band which goes around the neck; often, the part at the top of a garment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A gorget.
  • n. The part of a shirt which encircles the neck; the band to which the collar is sewed, or to which a separate collar is buttoned.
  • n. Same as neck-cord.

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

  • n. a band around the collar of a garment
  • n. necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
  • n. a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over


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