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Collar vs. Grabbed

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Collarnoun

Anything that encircles the neck.

Grabbedverb

simple past tense and past participle of grab

Collarnoun

The part of an upper garment (shirt, jacket, etc.) that fits around the neck and throat, especially if sewn from a separate piece of fabric.

Collarnoun

A decorative band or other fabric around the neckline.

Collarnoun

A chain worn around the neck.

Collarnoun

A similar detachable item.

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Collarnoun

A coloured ring round the neck of a bird or mammal.

Collarnoun

A band or chain around an animal's neck, used to restrain and/or identify it.

‘Make sure your dog has a collar holding an identification tag.’;

Collarnoun

A part of harness designed to distribute the load around the shoulders of a draft animal.

Collarnoun

(archaic) A hangman's knot.

Collarnoun

A piece of meat from the neck of an animal.

‘a collar of brawn’;

Collarnoun

(technology) Any encircling device or structure.

‘A nylon collar kept the bolt from damaging the surface underneath.’;

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Collarnoun

(rail transport) A physical lockout device to prevent operation of a mechanical signal lever.

Collarnoun

(architecture) A ring or cincture.

Collarnoun

(architecture) A collar beam.

Collarnoun

(mining) A curb, or a horizontal timbering, around the mouth of a shaft.

Collarnoun

(in compounds) Of or pertaining to a certain category of professions as symbolized by typical clothing.

Collarnoun

(botany) The neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem.

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Collarnoun

A ringlike part of a mollusk in connection with the esophagus.

Collarnoun

(nautical) An eye formed in the bight or bend of a shroud or stay to go over the masthead; also, a rope to which certain parts of rigging, as dead-eyes, are secured.

Collarnoun

(slang) An arrest.

Collarnoun

(finance) A trading strategy using options such that there is both an upper limit on profit and a lower limit on loss, constructed through taking equal but opposite positions in a put and a call with different strike prices.

Collarverb

(transitive) To grab or seize by the collar or neck.

Collarverb

(transitive) To place a collar on, to fit with one.

‘Collar and leash aggressive dogs.’;

Collarverb

(transitive) To seize, capture or detain.

Collarverb

(transitive) To preempt, control stringently and exclusively.

Collarverb

To arrest.

Collarverb

To bind in conversation.

‘I managed to collar Fred in the office for an hour.’;

Collarverb

(transitive) To roll up (beef or other meat) and bind it with string preparatory to cooking.

Collarverb

To bind (a submissive) to a dominant under specific conditions or obligations.

Collarnoun

Something worn round the neck, whether for use, ornament, restraint, or identification; as, the collar of a coat; a lady's collar; the collar of a dog.

Collarnoun

A ring or cincture.

Collarnoun

The neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem.

Collarnoun

An ornament worn round the neck by knights, having on it devices to designate their rank or order.

Collarnoun

A ringlike part of a mollusk in connection with esophagus.

Collarnoun

A ring or round flange upon, surrounding, or against an object, and used for restraining motion within given limits, or for holding something to its place, or for hiding an opening around an object; as, a collar on a shaft, used to prevent endwise motion of the shaft; a collar surrounding a stovepipe at the place where it enters a wall. The flanges of a piston and the gland of a stuffing box are sometimes called collars.

Collarnoun

An eye formed in the bight or bend of a shroud or stay to go over the masthead; also, a rope to which certain parts of rigging, as dead-eyes, are secured.

Collarnoun

A curb, or a horizontal timbering, around the mouth of a shaft.

Collarverb

To seize by the collar.

Collarverb

To put a collar on.

Collarverb

to arrest, as a wanted criminal. Same as put the collar on.

Collarnoun

a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over

Collarnoun

a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it

Collarnoun

necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

Collarnoun

a figurative restraint;

‘asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market’; ‘kept a tight leash on his emotions’; ‘he's always gotten a long leash’;

Collarnoun

the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal);

‘the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar’;

Collarverb

take into custody;

‘the police nabbed the suspected criminals’;

Collarverb

seize by the neck or collar

Collarverb

furnish with a collar;

‘collar the dog’;

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