boat neck

boat neck
n.
a bateau neckline
boatnecked
adj.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • boat neck — noun or boat neckline : bateau neck * * * a wide, high neckline that follows the curve of the collarbone and ends in points on the shoulder seams. Also called boat neckline, bateau neck, bateau neckline. [1955 60] * * * boat neck noun A high slit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boat neck — A Boat Neck, also called a bateau neck, refers to a wide neckline that runs horizontally, front and back, almost to the shoulder points, across the collarbone. It is traditionally used in nautically inspired sweaters and knitwear, but is also… …   Wikipedia

  • boat neck — a wide, high neckline that follows the curve of the collarbone and ends in points on the shoulder seams. Also called boat neckline, bateau neck, bateau neckline. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • boat neck — noun a type of wide neckline on a garment that sits just below the collarbone …   English new terms dictionary

  • boat neckline — noun see boat neck * * * boat neck or boat neckline, = bateau neck. (Cf. ↑bateau neck) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neck yoke — Yoke Yoke (y[=o]k), n. [OE. yok, [yogh]oc, AS. geoc; akin to D. juk, OHG. joh, G. joch, Icel. & Sw. ok, Dan. aag, Goth. juk, Lith. jungas, Russ. igo, L. jugum, Gr. zy gon, Skr. yuga, and to L. jungere to join, Gr. ?, Skr. yui. [root]109, 280. Cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neck — noun 1 part of the body ADJECTIVE ▪ long, short ▪ slender, slim, swan like (literary) ▪ scraggy (BrE), scrawny …   Collocations dictionary

  • Boat 'n Bank — The Boat N Bank of Kilmarnock, Virginia based Chesapeake National Bank was the nation s first floating bank branch. A converted houseboat, the floating bank provided banking services to seafood houses on the Northern Neck of Virginia. The bank… …   Wikipedia

  • Florentine Neck Line — The broad round neck line worn during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century. It extends out over the shoulders, but is not so straight as the bateau, or boat, neck line …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • bateau neck — noun or bateau neckline 1. : a wide neckline that follows the line of the collarbone and is high in front and back 2. : any of various high or low necklines that extend toward the tips of the shoulders * * * bateau neck or bateau neckline, a high …   Useful english dictionary

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