In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The young man's black hair is parted in the middle, he sports a moustache and sideburns, and wears a large black cravat under a wide wing collar.
- Moir's grandfather was the son of a butler, sporting spats and a wing collar.
- Bearded in some instances, clean-shaven in others, Lincoln is invariably shown in a black suit and white shirt with wing collar and black bow tie.
- You can wear three basic types of shirts with a tuxedo: wing collar, turndown collar and mandarin collar.
- The Ascot stock should be worn with a wing collar as an accessory to morning dress, although even the Prince of Wales is now to be seen sporting an ordinary tie and turned-down collar.
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