Dog-collar

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dog-collar a collar for dogs: a kind of stiff collar on a woman's dress: a close-fitting clerical collar
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. doggë; not in A.S.; Dut. dog, a mastiff; Ger. dogge, docke.

Usage

In literature:

The sight of a white man's dog, wearing a brilliant metallic collar, produced an electrical effect.
"Captured by the Navajos" by Charles A. Curtis
He grasped the dog's collar and sat up.
"Raftmates" by Kirk Munroe
Tess tugged at the dog's collar and dragged him resisting from the spot.
"Tess of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
The cord was attached to the dog's neck by a silver collar.
"Rollo in Switzerland" by Jacob Abbott
At the word from him, the dogs sprang to their collars, the little bells jingled, and away they all dashed.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
So is the dog collar.
"Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled" by Hudson Stuck
Four strong large dogs were attached to each sledge in tandem fashion, each dog having a little collar and harness of its own.
"The Buffalo Runners" by R.M. Ballantyne
Mr. Korde forthwith collared the neck of the huge dog and began kissing him all over.
"The Day of Wrath" by Maurus Jókai
At her feet sits a white dog, small, but wise-looking, with a collar of gold bells round his neck.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866" by Various
He asked her for a remembrance, and she had none to give him but the collar about the little dog's neck.
"Kerfol" by Edith Wharton
He's a 'booful' dog with his patriotic ribbon on his collar.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
She was wearing the famous Lee-Satterlee dog collar, and her hair had been carefully dressed for the occasion.
"Tutors' Lane" by Wilmarth Lewis
He had read of dogs being sent to places with despatches attached to their collars.
"Diamond Dyke" by George Manville Fenn
The dog had no collar.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348" by Various
The watch-dog rushed out at Racker; but as soon as he saw the spiked collar he fled.
"Landolin" by Berthold Auerbach
Caesar is a black and white Newfoundland dog with a brass collar.
"Landseer" by Estelle M. Hurll
He's got an angels-ever-bright-and-fair expression, smiles to turn milk, dog's eyes, and a turndown collar.
"A Man in the Open" by Roger Pocock
There's the dog collar.
"The Man Who Couldn't Sleep" by Arthur Stringer
A dog came to my house, a handsome dog with a brass collar.
"A Yankee from the West" by Opie Read
With one hand on the dog's collar, hushing him to silence, Valiant, unseen, looked at the wretched place with a shiver.
"The Valiants of Virginia" by Hallie Erminie Rives
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In poetry:

Lord Westmorland his ancyent raisde,
The Dun Bull he rays'd on hye,
And three dogs with golden collars
Were there sett out most royallye.
"The Rising In The North" by Anonymous British
Blessings on thee, dog of mine,
Pretty collars make thee fine,
Sugared milk make fat thee!
Pleasures wag on in thy tail,
Hands of gentle motion fail
Nevermore, to pat thee
"To Flush, My Dog" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

In news:

MARION, OHIO: An antique dog collar belonging to former President Warren G Harding's beloved pet has been stolen from his historic home in central Ohio.
The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office has charged a man from Crestview with two counts of felony child abuse in connection with reports he used a dog shock collar to punish two young girls.
A news weatherman woke up in a friend's hot tub next to a naked dead man who was wearing a dog collar after a long night of partying, RadarOnline.com has learned.
Don't Have A Grandson With A Dog Collar And Other Great Moments In Advertising.
Who is that sweet-looking dog with the orange collar and vest.
Ribbon Collars and One Piece Step-Ins have adjustable collars in sizes small, medium and large and a one-piece step in harnesses for small dogs in sizes teacup, extra small and small.
We have never seen a dog choked on a prong collar.
Garret Decker, 11 (right) with Sarge, a Siberian Husky that recently ran away and was returned to the family because he had a dog license on his collar.
The dog was in pitiful condition but had a collar on.
For most of us, the past year felt like we were the violently wagged tail at the mercy of the big dog with the spiked black leather collar.
Speaking of Oscar nominations, the canine half of "Wendy and Lucy" has already reeled in a prize from Cannes, the diamond studded collar given to the winner of the Palm Dog.
Research has shown that nuisance barking also diminishes when the dog wears a citronella bark collar.
An Inwood dog lovers group is howling mad at cops — barking that pet owners are rarely collared for their off-the-leash pooches that attack people.
Kim Kendrick of A Regal Beagle dog salon joined us with some tips on how to choose the right collar for your dog.
Nylon leash or collar sized to fit your dog 2 reflective fabric tape such as 3M Scotchbrite Non-toxic water-based craft or fabric glue Scissors Ruler Retractable razor blade or utility knife* Self-healing mat.
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