Collaret

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Collaret A small collar; specif., a woman's collar of lace, fur, or other fancy material.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n collaret A small collar or fichu of linen, lace, fur, etc., worn by women.
    • n collaret Any piece of armor protecting the neck, more particularly in front. See gorgerin and hausse-col.
    • n collaret In zoology: In certain goniatite cephalopods of Devonian age, one of a series of swellings in the shell which apparently represent successive positions of the stoma or shell-aperture.
    • n collaret The circle of tentacles in sea-anemones.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. collerette, dim. of collier,. See Collar

Usage

In literature:

She loosened the collaret at her throat.
"Half a Rogue" by Harold MacGrath
Sometimes the collaret is interrupted in the middle.
"Birds of the Indian Hills" by Douglas Dewar
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