from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See signet ring.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A finger ring with an engraved (often heraldic) seal, fit for sealing documents by pressing it in sealing wax or a similar substance
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a ring having a seal engraved on it, or ornamented with a device resembling a seal; a signet ring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A finger-ring in which a seal is inserted as the chaton or bezel; hence, by extension, a ring in which is set a piece of hard stone upon which a seal may be engraved.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a ring bearing a signet
seal + ring (Wiktionary)