a steel ring having two helical turns, often used as a key ring
What Are Split Infinitives?Sometimes infinitives need a little space. A split infinitive occurs when there’s an adverb between two parts of an infinitive. An infinitive consists of the word to and the simple form of a verb (e.g. to go and to read). “To suddenly go” and “to quickly read” are examples of split infinitives because the adverbs (suddenly and quickly) split (or break up) the infinitives to …
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It was locked, but the key was on her own split-ring, where he had put it for her the day he returned from London.The Heir of Redclyffe|Charlotte M. Yonge
It is a birthday treat to them already to take the key from my split-ring, and look together over the half-forgotten things.