engagement ring

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noun

a ring, often a diamond, given by a man to his fiancée at the time of their engagement as a token of their betrothal.

Origin of engagement ring

First recorded in 1860–65
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engagement ring

noun

a ring given by a man to a woman as a token of their betrothal

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