Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a broad linen or lace collar with a deeply indented edge
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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 large collar of linen or lace having a deeply indented or scalloped edge.
Origin: After Sir Anthony Vandyke.