nose-ring

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:
1780–90

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nose ring
 
n
a ring fixed through the nose, as for leading a bull

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