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nose ring

noun
1.
a ring inserted in the nose of an animal, to facilitate leading it.
2.
a ring worn as an ornament in the nose.
Origin of nose ring
1780-1790
1780-90
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British Dictionary definitions for nose-ring

nose ring

noun
1.
a ring fixed through the nose, as for leading a bull
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Word Origin and History for nose-ring
n.

1778 as something to lead an animal by, from nose (n.) + ring (n.1). As something to ornament a person, from 1819.

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