Collarette

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Collarette A small collar; specif., a woman's collar of lace, fur, or other fancy material.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Collarette a small collar
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. collerette, dim. of collier,. See Collar
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. colier—L. collārecollum, the neck.

Usage

In literature:

She nodded seriously over her serviceable, unworldly brown collarette.
"Missy" by Dana Gatlin
Around her shoulders was a collarette of the same material.
"The Danger Trail" by James Oliver Curwood
By wearing the short cape with circular, fluffy collarette, sketched in No.
"What Dress Makes of Us" by Dorothy Quigley
Just think of the feather capes and muffs and collarettes made of birds.
"Dickey Downy" by Virginia Sharpe Patterson
Same way with that collarette.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
The mink is used for collarettes, boas, and ladies coats.
"Black Beaver" by James Campbell Lewis
Jim laid his hard hands on the shoulders of her white fur collarette.
"The Brown Mouse" by Herbert Quick
Among several other objects there was a piece of velvet for collarettes for my betrothed and my sister.
"Bartholomew Sastrow" by Bartholomew Sastrow
Same way with that collarette.
"Short Stories of the New America" by Various
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