In Somersetshire it is a popular belief that the ring-finger, stroked along any sore or wound, will soon heal it.
Thus the third is the first vacant finger, and the ring-finger.
Therefore also he founded the custom of putting the ring on the ring-finger through which a vein passeth to the heart.
He knows not his mother's ring-finger that knows not Nick Bottom.
Then he stands up and frowns, and begins to tally off his clues on his fingers—and gets stuck at the ring-finger.
When a couple become engaged, the gentleman presents the lady with a ring, which is worn on the ring-finger of the right hand.
In these three-pegged sticks the ring-finger and the little finger are inclosed together.
The dagger split suddenly into three blades, as when one separates the forefinger and the ring-finger from the middle one.
As he tucked the rugs about us I noticed that the ring-finger of his left hand was tattooed with three blue rings.
He complained of pain in the ring-finger of the right hand, and in the ball of the right great toe.
ring finger n.
The third finger of the left hand.