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seal ring

noun
1.
a finger ring bearing an incised design for embossing a wax seal.
Origin of seal ring
1600-1610
1600-10
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  • Suddenly she unfastened a button of her shirtwaist and drew from around her neck a little blue ribbon on which hung a seal ring.

  • So what will he do to you who are an Adorjan and wear a seal ring?

    Manasseh Maurus Jokai
  • There was a ring on the hand, a seal ring with a coat of arms.

    The Tin Soldier Temple Bailey
  • Miss Chubb had noticed that he wore a seal ring, but not on the engagement-finger.

  • Stafford straightened himself against the pillar, studied for a moment the seal ring which he wore, then spoke with deliberation.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • Miss Christine, won't you show Mr. Beaton that seal ring of yours?

    The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells
  • America is not given to jewelry, gauds or trappings, but those familiar with the business say that she has a seal ring.

  • Mr. Grimm was idly twisting the seal ring on his little finger.

    Elusive Isabel Jacques Futrelle
  • The butler and the housekeeper get a seal ring and $10 each.

  • I forgot to say that she was in on the seal ring and $10 joke, too.

British Dictionary definitions for seal ring

seal ring

noun
1.
another term for signet ring
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