Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A ring which is given by one of a married pair to the other on the occasion of their marriage, especially one given by the groom to the bride. It is usually a plain gold ring.

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Examples

  • Its platinum loops shrink to a wedding-ring, if you like.

    carol ann duffy | mrs. rip van winkle & valentine « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • Its platinum loops shrink to a wedding-ring, if you like.

    carol ann duffy | mrs. rip van winkle & valentine « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • Memories of Lana Rose were still fresh, while the wedding-ring indentation on his finger was now faint.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • "There," said he, putting a new wedding-ring upon the top of the pile.

    Sole Music

  • Memories of Lana Rose were still fresh, while the wedding-ring indentation on his finger was now faint.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • I remember, in Richard Dawkins' documentaries on Darwin earlier in the year, Dawkins handling one of Darwin's notebooks with a reverence that could put many churchgoers to shame - I guess many of us seek some sort of relic, in different spheres; I keep my mother's wedding-ring on my bunch of keys.

    Against Matthew Parris, in defence of pluralism

  • In paradise every the desert wind is rising third thought in hell there are no thoughts is of earth sand screams against your government issued tent hell's noise in your nostrils crawl into your ear-shell wrap yourself in no-thought wait no place for the little lyric wedding-ring glint the reason why on earth they never told you

    Friday Round up

  • In paradise every the desert wind is rising third thought in hell there are no thoughts is of earth sand screams against your government issued tent hell's noise in your nostrils crawl into your ear-shell wrap yourself in no-thought wait no place for the little lyric wedding-ring glint the reason why on earth they never told you

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  • Its platinum loops shrink to a wedding-ring, if you like.

    Valentine

  • This wedding-ring, I ‘ll ne’er more lie with thee!

    The White Devil

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