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1Especially of a bird: having a band of blue on or around the neck.
2Of a garment, now typically worn at work: having a blue collar.
3US Originally US. Of a place: inhabited by blue-collar workers. More usually: (of a person) that is a blue-collar worker.
Late 18th century. From blue + collared.
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