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teething ring

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noun
  1. a circular ring, usually of plastic, ivory, bone, etc., on which a teething baby can bite.

Origin of teething ring

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
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Historical Examples

  • After that Nell got the teething-ring, and when the child grasped and thrust it into its open mouth, the men all grinned.

    The Long Dim Trail

    Forrestine C. Hooker


British Dictionary definitions for teething ring

teething ring

noun
  1. a plastic, hard rubber, or bone ring on which babies may bite while teething
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