dog collar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dog collar necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
    • n dog collar a stiff white collar with no opening in the front; a distinctive symbol of the clergy
    • n dog collar a collar for a dog
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Usage

In literature:

Mr Solomon nodded, and I ran and unbuckled the dog's collar, having my face licked by way of thanks.
"Brownsmith's Boy" by George Manville Fenn
Instantly he springs forward, his hand upon the dog's collar, his face pale as ashes.
"The Diamond Coterie" by Lawrence L. Lynch
Now, the silly little dog had not got his collar on.
"The Children's Book of London" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
The big man had sunk breathless into a chair still holding to the dog's collar.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
The dog refuses to be silenced, while Eleanor, holding him by the collar, tries to soothe his petulance.
"When the Birds Begin to Sing" by Winifred Graham
Quick as lightning Odalite seized the dog by the collar and drew him down.
"Her Mother's Secret" by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
On examining the collar, the name and residence of the owner of the dog were found on it.
"Anecdotes of Dogs" by Edward Jesse
Roy, as the other dog was named on his collar, dozed at his master's feet.
"Killykinick" by Mary T. Waggaman
The collar of Denton's cloak tore and parted as he staggered back; and that dog too felt the spade, and ceased to trouble him.
"Tales of Space and Time" by Herbert George Wells
Turning the key in the press which held the stock, she stooped down and attached the key to the dog's collar.
"One Snowy Night" by Emily Sarah Holt
He held up his right hand, on the forefinger of which glistened a ring the size of a dog-collar.
"The Wit of Women" by Kate Sanborn
Lorenzo knelt beside him, gripping the dog's collar.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
He had a very long white beard, and, being blind, was guided by a little dog, who went before him with a collar round his neck.
"Forgotten Tales of Long Ago" by E. V. Lucas
Down the dock tore the ragged coated dog, with a fathom of rope tied to his collar.
"The Girls of Central High in Camp" by Gertrude W. Morrison
The usual white dog appears with a red collar-ribbon.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
Some of the dogs carry, attached to their collars, a flask of spirits or other restorative.
"Happy Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
Hurriedly Celia got her hand upon her dog's collar and drew him to the other side of the road.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 4, August 1908" by Various
Since the dog had no name, the word "Hero" was engraved on the collar.
"Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North" by Fullerton Waldo
In towns, if dogs are kept, a chain and collar should always be at hand.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Gertrude quickly seized the dog by the collar.
"Gertrude's Marriage" by W. Heimburg
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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:

Female dog wearing a blue collar.
The Necedah couple accused of using an electric dog collar on their daughter were sentenced in court Monday.
Though the filmmakers strove for authenticity, some elements — such as the CIA 's use of dog collars on detainees — are not true to reality.
Troopers say a dog with a collar that read "Rookie" was thrown off a bridge on Southeast 59th onto I-40.
A dog that was found with his collar embedded in his neck plays with a toy at the CNY SPCA.
A reward is being offered for the arrest and conviction of whoever abused a dog found Thursday with a collar embedded in its neck.
Both dogs are wearing collars with tags that have their names on it.
The kitten-voiced tagline, "Buh-bye smellies," is an especially nice touch, as are the performers' dog-collar necklaces and black leather mini-duds.
Dog collar belonging to President Warren G Harding stolen from Ohio home.
When it comes to the Golden Collar Awards for Best Dog in a Theatrical Film, how could Blackie the Doberman not be nominated for its role in 'Hugo'.
It's Tuesday at 12:26 pm, and I'm standing in the middle of a Petco pet store, in the aisle with the dog collars and chew toys.
Leather dog collar, in Red, by Martha Stewart Pets, petsmart.com.
Geek out your dog with these high-tech accessories, including a talking dish and a GPS-trackable collar.
Be sure your dog is wearing a secure collar with tags.
The dog, which wore a collar identifying him as "Rookie," is in critical condition with a fractured leg and internal bleeding.
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