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engagement ring

a ring, often a diamond, given by a man to his fiancée at the time of their engagement as a token of their betrothal.
Origin of engagement ring
1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for engagement ring
  • The wedding ring must not be put above the engagement ring.
  • The cautionary tale of my ruined engagement ring, with a foray into the science of gold and diamonds.
  • Last seen in the company of a blond shiksa with an engagement ring.
  • It used to be that only a price tag could dissuade a would-be fiancé from buying a diamond engagement ring.
  • And you can wear gold with a platinum wedding band and/or engagement ring.
  • It contained her wallet, makeup and engagement ring as well as the gun.
  • She wears an engagement ring, though no wedding date has been set.
  • And she's wearing a white-diamond engagement ring on her elegantly manicured right hand.
  • Kellie was happily waving around her engagement ring.
  • Her engagement ring is a ruby flanked by two diamonds.
British Dictionary definitions for engagement ring

engagement ring

a ring given by a man to a woman as a token of their betrothal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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