- a ring where prizefights take place; boxing ring.
- the sport of prizefighting.
Origin of prize ring
First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for prize ring
Examine the heroes of the prize-ring; at least two-thirds of them are Jews.Nights in London
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He knew more of prize-ring history and politics than of any other.We Can't Have Everything
Paganism in its most exotic forms is preferable to this prize-ring Christianity.Unicorns
I'd rather have the prize-ring back than give a purse to knavery.
- the enclosed area or ring used by prizefighters
- the prize ring the sport of prizefighting
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