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ring snake

or ringed snake

noun
1.
grass snake (def 1).
Origin of ring snake
1770-1780
1770-80, Americanism
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  • The ring snake is not a constrictor, yet he thus tied himself round the tree by the coils of his tail.

  • Next to General Grant's portrait came "a ring snake from Kentucky."

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