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mourning ring


a piece of finger jewelry worn in memory of a deceased person's 21st Century Lexicon
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  • Again, in the Letter she says that she sends the mourning ring by Paris.

  • To her brother—or, in case of his death, to his heirs; and five pounds to Natty to buy a mourning ring.

    A Changed Heart May Agnes Fleming
  • In return Mary would send her mourning ring; the stone I compare to my heart.

  • One morning he showed to a friend the mourning ring which the author of Christabelle had left him.

    Books and Authors Anonymous
  • Dalhousie put on his hat, and, taking the mourning ring from the table, was about to enfold it in a bit of paper.

  • Not one penny; not a mourning ring; not a single sign or token of affection to one of them.

    The Golden Butterfly Walter Besant
  • Five hundred guineas to each of my executors; and to each of these four a mourning ring.'

    The Castle Inn Stanley John Weyman
  • The favorite testimonial of affection to survivors was the mourning ring or seal.

    The Colonial Cavalier Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • It was a mourning ring, with the deaths-head and cross-bones.

    Finger-Ring Lore William Jones
  • To the worshipful gentlemen and ladies who shall follow my body to the grave, ten guineas each, to buy a mourning ring.

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