AskDefine | Define collaring

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  1. present participle of collar

Extensive Definition

A collar is something which goes around the neck of a person, animal, or thing (such as a bottle).
Specifically, collar may mean:
  • Collar (clothing), the part of a garment that fastens around or frames the neck.
  • Collar (animal), a strap for an animal's neck to which a leash or harness may be attached.
  • Collar (BDSM), a device of any material placed around the neck of the submissive partner in BDSM.
  • Collar (jewelry), an ornament for the neck, especially a close-fitting necklace popular in the Edwardian period and sporadically thereafter, or a livery collar worn around the neck and shoulders as a mark of office.
  • Cervical collar is a supporting device used by medicine in cases of trauma or weakness of the neck spine
  • Collar (finance), a combination of an equal number of call and put options at slightly different exercise prices.
  • Collars is also used metonymically (and usually in a derogatory manner) to refer to members of the clergy.
  • Collars are a mechanical piece in a gearbox which engages the gears of the driveshaft onto the layshaft of the gearbox.
  • Collar can also mean to arrest or charge a perpetrator with a crime.
collaring in Spanish: Collar
collaring in Dutch: Kraag
collaring in German: Kragen
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