ring stand

noun

Definition of ring stand 

: a metal stand consisting of a long upright rod attached to a heavy rectangular base that is used with rings and clamps for supporting laboratory apparatus

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Experts, however, said the case of the Patriots’ ring stands out because of the sheer dollar value of the gift. Matt Rocheleau, BostonGlobe.com, "Trump hasn’t decided if he’ll keep Patriots Super Bowl ring gift, raising ethics concerns," 15 June 2018 His brother's then-girlfriend gave Alice a ring stand. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Lyle Husar Designs celebrates 50 years and announces new location, name in Brookfield," 16 May 2018 The founder and star was John Bill Ricketts, a dashing Scottish horseman, who would ride a stallion round a ring standing in the saddle, with a 9-year-old boy—also standing—on his shoulders. Holly Millea, Smithsonian, "Step Right Up! See the Reinvention of the Great American Circus!," 29 July 2017

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First Known Use of ring stand

circa 1865, in the meaning defined above

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