Definition of shawl collar in English:

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shawl collar

Pronunciation: /SHôl ˈkälər/

noun

A rounded turned-down collar, without lapel notches, that extends down the front of a garment.
Example sentences
  • Made from soft cotton, it features a shawl collar, sash tie with belt loops and side pouch pockets.
  • You can choose between a single-, double- or triple-breasted jacket with peak or notch lapels, and with a regular or shawl collar.
  • If you're using a soft fabric to create a blouse, the collar may be a soft shawl collar or a more structured traditional collar - the interfacing would be different depending on the desired finished effect.

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Syllabification: shawl col·lar

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