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dog collar

slang A name for the collar worn by priests and other such members of the clergy. How do priests always wear those dog collars? Aren't they confining?
See also: collar, dog
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dog collar

n. the collar worn by priests and some other clerics. The man in the dog collar prayed for a while, then we ate dinner.
See also: collar, dog
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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