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- n. A ring given to someone one's fiancé, signifying a promise to wed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See ring.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a ring given and worn as a sign of betrothal
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I borrowed on my insurance, hocked my engagement ring and two bracelets Mrs. Clark had left me, and somehow got through it.
His Barbie-doll fiancée with an engagement ring bigger and heavier than an anchor.
Binnie snatched off her engagement ring and flung it on to the stone floor of the terrace.
In it was an engagement ring that rivaled the one Carson McGil had given Belinda, only I thought this one had a more elegant gold setting with baguettes.
I still wore the engagement ring Arden had given me around my neck on the chain that used to suspend my little birthstone ring.
“Numbers equals digits equals fingers,” Slater explained his word association and slipped an engagement ring on her finger.
Reflected streetlights gleamed off the diamond engagement ring on her left hand.