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key ring

a ring, usually of metal, for holding keys.
Origin of key ring
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Mrs. Deline glanced curiously at the key ring on the dresser.

    Voice from the Cave Mildred A. Wirt
  • "If you don't want the key ring we'll keep it," put in Randy, quickly.

    Randy of the River Horatio Alger Jr.
  • After a moment he came upon what he sought—a key ring confining several keys.

    The Mucker Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Bob slipped his hands into his pockets, and pulled out a key ring.

  • Evelyn brought his key ring and he pointed out the key and watched her slip it from the ring.

    The Main Chance Meredith Nicholson
  • Only a key ring with four keys attached was found in the pockets.

  • "By this," said Jack, triumphantly, and exhibited the key ring and keys.

    Randy of the River Horatio Alger Jr.
  • You could not very well lose them and you did not need a key ring.

    Hebrew Life and Times Harold B. Hunting
  • Her key ring, with house and car keys, fell by the porch steps.

  • He came to his feet, approached a file cabinet, fishing from his pocket a key ring.

    Freedom Dallas McCord Reynolds

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