Meaning of “clerical collar” in the English Dictionary

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"clerical collar" in British English

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clerical collarnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkler.ɪ.kəl ˈkɒl.ər/ us /ˌkler.ɪ.kəl ˈkɑː.lɚ/

Examples from literature

  • The long fingers pulled at the clerical collar as if they might tear it away. 

(Definition of “clerical collar” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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