beringed

adjective
be·ringed | \ bi-ˈriŋd , 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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