Collars And Cuffs. Articles of attire for both men and women, made usually of linen, and starched. The quality is denoted by the "ply," which ranges from 2-ply to 5-ply. Ladies' cuffs range in size from 7 to 9; boys'cuffs from 8 to 9; men's from 9 to 12. Men's collars range in size from 14 to 20; boys' from 12 to 14 1/2; ladies' from 12 to 16. One "size" of both cuffs and collars is one half inch in their length.