from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The third finger of the left hand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Finger between middle finger and little finger; the "third finger" (UK) or the "fourth finger" (US), especially of the left hand. (The ring finger is the left hand; a ring finger is either hand.)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the third finger of the left hand, or the next the little finger, on which the ring is placed in marriage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The third finger of the left hand, on which the marriage-ring is placed; in anatomy, the third finger of either hand, technically called the annularis.

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

  • n. the third finger (especially of the left hand)


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