Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know

seal ring

a finger ring bearing an incised design for embossing a wax seal.
Origin of seal ring
First recorded in 1600-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for seal ring
Historical Examples
  • Suddenly she unfastened a button of her shirtwaist and drew from around her neck a little blue ribbon on which hung a seal ring.

  • Miss Chubb had noticed that he wore a seal ring, but not on the engagement-finger.

  • There was a ring on the hand, a seal ring with a coat of arms.

    The Tin Soldier Temple Bailey
  • So what will he do to you who are an Adorjan and wear a seal ring?

    Manasseh Maurus Jokai
  • Stafford straightened himself against the pillar, studied for a moment the seal ring which he wore, then spoke with deliberation.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • Miss Christine, won't you show Mr. Beaton that seal ring of yours?

    The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells
  • America is not given to jewelry, gauds or trappings, but those familiar with the business say that she has a seal ring.

  • Mr. Grimm was idly twisting the seal ring on his little finger.

    Elusive Isabel Jacques Futrelle
  • The butler and the housekeeper get a seal ring and $10 each.

  • I forgot to say that she was in on the seal ring and $10 joke, too.

British Dictionary definitions for seal ring

seal ring

another term for signet ring
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for seal ring

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for seal

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for seal ring