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brass-collar (BRAS KOL-uhr) adjective
Unwaveringly loyal to a political party; always voting a straight party ticket.
[Apparently from the allusion to the collar of a faithful dog.]
"He (Bob McCandless) is an old-fashioned, liberal, brass-collar Democrat
who at age 59 never has voted for a Republican."
"Brandon wanted to 'do away with the brass-collared officials in the
big corporations' who wasted money on things like buying off
This week's theme: words related to elections.
No humorist laughs at his own wheeze: A snuff-box has no right to sneeze. -Keith Preston, journalist and author (1884-1927)
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