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seal ring

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noun
  1. a finger ring bearing an incised design for embossing a wax seal.

Origin of seal ring

First recorded in 1600–10
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Examples from the Web for seal ring

Historical Examples

  • And as for myself, I am as close as an emerald in a seal-ring.'

    The Young Duke

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • This seal-ring was taken later to Rome, where Pliny relates that he saw and handled it.

    Finger-Ring Lore

    William Jones

  • They were for his mother mostly, but one was a seal-ring for myself.

    Vistas of New York

    Brander Matthews

  • His pedigree and his father's seal-ring are the stilts of his crazed disposition.

  • It was a seal-ring, upon which was engraved "the most great name" of God, and was partly composed of brass and partly of iron.


British Dictionary definitions for seal ring

seal ring

noun
  1. another term for signet ring
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