Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a stiff, white collar buttoned at the back, worn by certain members of the clergy
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A stiff white collar in the shape of a band fastened at the back of the neck, worn by certain members of the Christian clergy.