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

  • n. See wedding ring.

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

  • n. a ring (usually plain gold) given to the bride (and sometimes one is also given to the groom) at the wedding


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  • Call-me-Mal laughed, slid off his wedding band and tossed it in the wastebasket.

    The Big Nowhere

  • Mrs. Dranka had kept her beehive, her dressy dresses, her simple gold wedding band with the one line etched around the center of it, her encouraging tone that made you want to learn the whole book in one week, and she still had the habit that no one else in my life ever had, the one of calling me “Dunnah.”

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

  • There was the wide wedding band I’d seen Craig Weldon slipping onto her hand in the newspaper.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

  • Despite the conspicuous wedding band on Karin Bledsoe’s left hand, Nora suddenly knew that this woman was more than Frank Cordova’s work partner.


  • Instantly he dropped to his knees and kissed her wedding band over and over, in between each of his Thenk you.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

  • Felicia’s shoes still lined the closet they’d shared, but John had taken off his wedding band several months earlier, and was beginning to think about the possibility of starting a new relationship, and eventually, remarriage.

    The Truth About Grief

  • So, like my father with Winkie Papuga picking him up every morning, I had Stella Muniec coming by the house at 6:45 A.M. and tapping her wedding band on my kitchen door window and walking with me down the street and over the bridge and up the loading dock steps into the warm, humming, brightly lit factory.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna


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