wedding ring

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noun

a ring, usually of gold, platinum, or silver, given by one partner to the other during a marriage ceremony.

Nearby words

  1. wedding cake,
  2. wedding chest,
  3. wedding day,
  4. wedding march,
  5. wedding planner,
  6. wedding-cake,
  7. wedekind,
  8. wedekind, frank,
  9. wedel,
  10. wedeln

Origin of wedding ring

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400

Also called wedding band.

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British Dictionary definitions for wedding ring

wedding ring

noun

a band ring with parallel sides, typically of precious metal, worn to indicate married status
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