beringed

adjective

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

Word History

First Known Use

1614, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of beringed was in 1614

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“Beringed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beringed. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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