rings on her fingers and bells on her toes

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Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes definition


A line from the nursery rhyme “Ride a Cock-Horse”: “Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes, / She shall have music wherever she goes.”

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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