(A ). In royal levees, means that attendants are to wear
all their insignia and decorations, such as medals, stars, ribbons, and
orders. This is done on grand occasions by order of the Crown. The
Queen's Collar-day is when she wears the Order of the Garter.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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