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wedding ring

a ring, usually of gold, platinum, or silver, given by one partner to the other during a marriage ceremony.
Also called wedding band.
Origin of wedding ring
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It will be recognized still more than now that all freedom need not be lost after putting on the wedding ring.

  • He then borrows a wedding ring, which he also allows to be freely examined.

    Indian Conjuring L. H. Branson
  • He demands the wedding ring—Heaven only knows why, but so it must have been.

    The Valley of Fear Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • It is the “wedding ring” that ties roots of families together.

    Orthography Elmer W. Cavins
  • Oh, what I have gone through since you put the wedding ring on my finger!

    The Betrayal of John Fordham B.L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
British Dictionary definitions for wedding ring

wedding ring

a band ring with parallel sides, typically of precious metal, worn to indicate married status
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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