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Collar may refer to:

Human neckwear[edit]

  • Clerical collar (informally dog collar), a distinctive collar used by the clergy of some Christian religious denominations
  • Collar (BDSM), a device of any material placed around the neck of the submissive partner in BDSM
  • Collar (clothing), the part of a garment that fastens around or frames the neck
  • Collar (jewelry), an ornament for the neck
  • Collar (order), a symbol of membership in various chivalric orders
  • Livery collar worn around the neck and shoulders as a mark of office
  • Ruff (clothing), type of collar worn in Western Europe from the mid-sixteenth century to the mid-seventeenth century
  • Slave collar

Animal collars[edit]

  • Collar (animal), a strap around an animal's neck to which a leash or tag may be attached
  • Dog collar, a piece of material put around the neck of a dog
  • Elizabethan collar, a protective device round the neck and head of an animal
  • Flea collar or insect-repellent collar, an animal collar impregnated with pesticide
  • Horse collar, means of transferring pulling effort of draught horse to its load
  • Shock collar, an animal-training collar which creates an electric shock
  • Tracking collar, a collar which uses a radio beacon or GPS to allow an animal to be tracked

Other uses[edit]

  • Cervical collar, a medical device worn round the neck to support the head
  • Collar, a 2011 film starring, written, produced and directed by David Wilson
  • Collar, collar beam, and collar tie is a structural element in roof framing between two rafters.
  • Collar (baseball), jargon for a player getting no hits in a game
  • Collar (film), a 2014 Canadian horror film
  • Collar (finance), a combination of an equal number of call and put options at slightly different exercise prices
  • Police slang for an arrest
  • Shaft collar or drill collar, a piece of hardware used on power transmission devices as a mechanical stop, locating device, or bearing face


  • F Collar, a business established in 1932 manufacturing oars, masts and spars

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