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clerical collarnoun [C]

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a ​stiffwhitepiece of ​material that is ​worn round the ​neck as ​part of a priest's ​clothing
(Definition of clerical collar from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clerical collar”
in Chinese (Simplified) 牧师(的白色硬立)领…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牧師(的白色硬立)領…
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