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shoe collar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shoe collar the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot
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Usage

In literature:

What cared she for his ragged shoes or the frayed collar about his neck?
"Aladdin of London" by Sir Max Pemberton
His single glittering eye of jet had taken him in from the laced collar of his coat to the buckles of his shoes.
"Captain Brand of the "Centipede"" by H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
He bought a clean collar and a tie and indulged in the luxury of a shoe polish and a shave.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
He was dressed in the clothing of the middle-twentieth century, the odd collar and coat, the shoes of animal hide.
"The Skull" by Philip K. Dick
Automatically he took off his coat and trousers, undid his collar, and pulled off his shoes.
"'Jena' or 'Sedan'?" by Franz Beyerlein
Notice the Puritan dress, cloaks, shoes, caps, and collars.
"Stories Pictures Tell" by Flora L. Carpenter
Fortunately, I had no need to clothe myself, since on lying down I had removed nothing but my coat, collar and shoes.
"A Marriage at Sea" by W. Clark Russell
And scarce was he ended when they brought me a white shirt, shoes and stockings, together with a ruff or collar, and hat and feather.
"The Adventurous Simplicissimus being the description of the Life of a Strange vagabond named Melchior Sternfels von Fuchshaim" by Hans Jacob Christoph von Grimmelshausen
Give careful heed to the selection of color, not only to the dress but to the accessories, hat, gloves, collar, belt and shoes, as well.
"Handicraft for Girls" by Idabelle McGlauflin
Put on a jersey, or anyhow a collar that don't meet in the middle, an' old shoes.
"The Professor's Mystery" by Wells Hastings
You see that sort of collar, something like a big horse-shoe?
"The Three Impostors" by Arthur Machen
With Jarvis Kerruish, who was in lace collar and silver-buckled shoes, the Deemster had sat down to supper.
"The Deemster" by Hall Caine
Sullenly he laced his shoes, and put on his collar, noting wrathfully that it was soiled.
"The Girl from Alsace" by Burton Egbert Stevenson
Spotless collar and cuffs, good shoes and socks, and a suit that had the right number of seams in the proper places.
"The Cinder Pond" by Carroll Watson Rankin
Miss Brand gave George a clean collar and a decent jacket, and Father Francis bought him his first pair of shoes for the great occasion.
"The Village of Youth" by Bessie Hatton
The sight of himself immaculately dressed, spotless, his face, collar, nails and shoes shining, gave him a feeling of reassurance.
"Gargoyles" by Ben Hecht
Neither shoe nor shoe-string, neither stocking nor collar, remained intact upon him.
"The Suprising Adventures of Sir Toady Lion With Those of General Napoleon Smith" by S. R. Crockett
Just look at this shirt collar and the bosom, and this handkerchief round his neck, and the hat and shoes.
"I've Been Thinking;" by Azel Stevens Roe
His shoes were new and his collar chafed his neck.
"Georgina of the Rainbows" by Annie Fellows Johnston
That my shoes pinched, my hair pulled, and my collar choked me.
"A Yankee in the Far East" by George Hoyt Allen
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In poetry:

Neber min' what's in your cran'um
So your collar's high an' true.
Neber min' what's in your pocket
So de blackin's on your shoe.
"The Don't-Care Negro" by Joseph Seamon Cotter Sr

In news:

McGraw wore white basketball shoes, blue warm-up pants and a collared pink sports shirt.
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