ringed

[ ringd ]
/ rɪŋd /

adjective

having or wearing a ring or rings.
marked or decorated with or as if with a ring or rings.
surrounded by or as if by a ring or rings.
formed of or with rings; ringlike or annular: a ringed growth.
Armor. noting armor having rings sewn side by side to a flexible backing.

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Origin of ringed

before 900; Middle English; Old English hringed;see ring1, -ed3, -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for ringed

ringed
/ (rɪŋd) /

adjective

displaying ringlike markings
having or wearing a ring
formed by rings; annular
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