ring-around-the-rosy


ring–around–the–rosy

noun \ˌriŋ-ə-ˌran(d)-thə-ˈrō-zē\

Definition of RING-AROUND-THE-ROSY

:  a children's singing game in which players dance around in a circle and at a given signal drop to the ground —called also ring-a-rosy, \ˌriŋ-ə-ˈrō-zē\

Variants of RING-AROUND-THE-ROSY

ring–around–the–rosy also ring–around–a–rosy \-ˌran-də-\

First Known Use of RING-AROUND-THE-ROSY

1878

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