Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A finger-ring from which projects a tongue or blade which is either fixed or movable on a hinge, and serves as the key to a lock. Such key-rings were formerly common, and were often of rich design.
- n. A ring used for keeping a number of keys together by being passed through their bows.
“My key for my smaller lockbox is on my car key-ring.”
“He took from his pocket a key-ring — and drew a ring that he always wore from his finger, and he took a small ring I had.”
“And with that he threw the key-ring, and our rings, with all his might, as far as he could into the deep.”
“As far as we can tell, the VELO is the smallest GPS/GSM/GPRS asset tracking device available,and can even be used as a key-ring.”
“And all these afore mentioned keys sit on a key-ring which I tend to lose about 50 times a dayjust about every time I get them out of the door.”
“(Couldn't buy a common thin split key-ring at 3 locksmiths in Guanajuato, Guanajuato yesterday) johanson”
“Tips for entertaining friends on long car journeys include Su Doku, setting your iPod to shuffle and having a ‘song intros’ quiz (boys, 50: girls, 42), and the “Mr. T in your pocket” key-ring.”
“I asked, I picked up the key-ring from its hook and walked out of the front door.”
“Tariq felt his pocket, pulling out a single key dangling from a VW key-ring.”
“He'd been the one who'd turned up at the Lammas grinning from ear to ear, dangling Henry Cavendish's key-ring from his finger like the winner at a wife-swapping party.”
Looking for tweets for key-ring.