ringster

[ring-ster]

Origin of ringster

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; ring1 + -ster
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Historical Examples of ringster

  • Ringster pointed to the tall grass near the willows, over which a fresh silken canvas was being rapidly spread.

    Old Farm Fairies:

    Henry Christopher McCook

  • In the meantime Ringster had quietly ascended one of the tallest bushes, and was carefully surveying the lake.

    Old Farm Fairies:

    Henry Christopher McCook


British Dictionary definitions for ringster

ringster

noun
  1. a member of a ring controlling a market in antiques, art treasures, etc
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