- a circular ring, usually of plastic, ivory, bone, etc., on which a teething baby can bite.
Origin of teething ring
An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
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After that Nell got the teething-ring, and when the child grasped and thrust it into its open mouth, the men all grinned.The Long Dim Trail
Forrestine C. Hooker
- a plastic, hard rubber, or bone ring on which babies may bite while teething