cramp ring


: a ring supposed to avert or cure sickness (as cramp or epilepsy)
specifically : one formerly consecrated for this purpose by one of the sovereigns of England on Good Friday
obsolete : fetter, shackle

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“Cramp ring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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