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  • n. Someone or something that very closely resembles another; someone or something easily mistaken for another.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who is almost identical to another

Etymologies

See ringer ("substitute") and ring the changes (Wiktionary)

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