Definition of yoke collar in English:

yoke collar

noun

  • 1A bow-shaped piece of wood forming a collar for a yoked ox or other draught animal.

  • 2A part of a garment shaped to fit around the neck and shoulders of the wearer, typically decorated or of distinctive material, to which the main part of a garment is attached.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Asiatic Journal.