be·​ringed | \ bi-ˈriŋd How to pronounce beringed (audio) , bē- \

Definition of beringed

1 : wearing a ring or rings a beringed finger He stood there with both beringed hands folded over his stomach, as satisfied as a rabbi who has just done a double wedding …— Arthur Miller, Harper's, November 2000
2 : encircled or marked with or as if with a ring : ringed … Pioneer 10 … then went off on its own to probe Saturn, a beringed and lovely celestial jewel.— Robert Locke, Associated Press, 12 June 1983

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First Known Use of beringed

1614, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Beringed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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