neckband

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n neckband necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
    • n neckband a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    • n neckband a band around the collar of a garment
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Neckband A band which goes around the neck; often, the part at the top of a garment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n neckband A gorget.
    • n neckband The part of a shirt which encircles the neck; the band to which the collar is sewed, or to which a separate collar is buttoned.
    • n neckband Same as neck-cord.
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Usage

In literature:

Soon he discovered that the rude locks which had held the neckbands in place had been deftly picked.
"At the Earth's Core" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
If they wore high neckbands, she had none, and used a flat lace collar.
"Laddie" by Gene Stratton Porter
He took off his collar and turned in the neckband of his shirt.
"One Basket" by Edna Ferber
Soon he discovered that the rude locks which had held the neckbands in place had been deftly picked.
"At the Earth's Core" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The dividing line between washed and unwashed was one inch above his neckband and two above his wrists.
"Dust" by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
Involuntarily his hand went to his neckband, tugged until it was free.
"Where the Trail Divides" by Will Lillibridge
He tugged at his neckbands and his hand fell heavily against the trestle-table.
"The Nest of the Sparrowhawk" by Baroness Orczy
Unfasten the collar and neckband.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
Bill's shirt was ripped from the neckband to the wrist, baring his sinewy arm.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
The costume was a plain Burial Shroud, the only Ornament being a 4-carat Wen just above the Neckband.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
It appeared to her that the neckbands worn by the Doctor were longer than was fitting.
"Jokes For All Occasions" by Anonymous
It marked all faces, and it lodged between neck and neckband and wrist and wristband where it chafed the skin.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Tucking his book under the wide neckband of the big shirt, he let it slip down to rest at his belt.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
This merely was Nature's warning to a man with a size seventeen neckband and a forty-six-inch girth measurement.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
Also that is probably the reason why napkins are worn in the lap instead of in the neckband of your collar.
"Mixed Faces" by Roy Norton
Do you wish to sell the neckbands themselves, or just the patent on your idea?
"Alex the Great" by H. C. Witwer
He removed Sir Reginald's collar and turned down the neckband.
"The Weight of the Crown" by Fred M. White
All are dressed in black, with large black hats and white neckbands.
"The Standard Galleries - Holland" by Esther Singleton
After the first year white neckbands and white strings to the bonnet may be worn.
"Manners and Rules of Good Society" by Anonymous
He looked at the maker's name inside the neckband.
"The Datchet Diamonds" by Richard Marsh
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In news:

Wireless neckband allows first voiceless phone call.
A neckband that intercepts nerve signals allows you to talk on the phone without emitting a sound.
Colorful neckbands give zing to Hawaiian-inspired dressings.
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