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right-hand ring

noun

a showy ring, often a diamond, worn on the right hand, purportedly to show a woman's financial independence and power; also written right hand ring

Examples

A right-hand ring is a ring that a woman can buy for herself or a man can buy for a woman as a gift.

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  • In using hammock hook No. 1, knot half the number of warp strings in the left-hand ring and half in the right-hand ring.

    Hand-Loom Weaving Mattie Phipps Todd

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