• synonyms

ring snake

or ringed snake

  1. grass snake(def 1).
  2. ringneck snake.
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Origin of ring snake

An Americanism dating back to 1770–80
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Historical Examples of ring snake

  • A ring-snake had been caught in the usual way, and the usual struggle ensued between captor and captive.

    A Book of Natural History


  • Except the immamba, the ring-snake that puffs out its head, this one is the most deadly in our country.