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key ring

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noun
  1. a ring, usually of metal, for holding keys.
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Origin of key ring

First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for key ring

Historical Examples

  • Shall we take these keys, and this key-ring and use them faithfully?

    Quiet Talks on Power

    S.D. Gordon

  • And with them goes a key-ring on which these keys must be strung.

  • And with that he threw the key-ring, and our rings, with all his might, as far as he could into the deep.

  • "There's a way—" began Smith, feeling in his pockets for his key-ring.

  • When they had gone she was seen by Harry to be working with her fingers at her key-ring.

    This Freedom

    A. S. M. Hutchinson