wedding ring


Definition of wedding ring 

: a ring of metal (such as gold) given by the groom to the bride during the wedding service also : a similar ring given by the bride to the groom in a double-ring service

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As People reports, in the royal family, wedding rings are usually made out of Welsh gold. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Here's How Meghan and Harry's Wedding Broke Royal Tradition," 19 May 2018 Rasheed sells Mariam’s wedding ring to buy a new one for his young new bride? Brendan Kiley, The Seattle Times, "For all its horrors, ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ at Seattle Rep feels uncomfortably comforting," 15 Oct. 2018 Eugenie's mother, Sarah Ferguson, was also given a wedding ring made of Welsh gold and her ring was nearly identical to that of her daughter's, so I'm not shocked to see the similarities. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, "Here's What Princess Eugenie's Wedding Ring Looks Like," 12 Oct. 2018 Is the man across the table, wearing a wedding ring, on his way home, or is the near player en route, traveling bag by his feet? John Wilmerding, WSJ, "A Winning Group of Cheaters," 28 Sep. 2018 Naturally, the premiere was filled with shocking revelations (Jack and Rebecca's first date was a complete disaster!) and gut-wrenching twists (where is Toby's wedding ring?). Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "'This Is Us' Fans Have the Most Heartbreaking Theory About Jack's Brother Nicky," 26 Sep. 2018 Meghan Markle's wedding ring is like Kate Middleton's. Victoria Rodriguez, Seventeen, "Here's Everything We Know About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Relationship So Far," 31 May 2018 Prince Harry's decision to wear a wedding ring is significant; other men in the royal family have do not wear a band. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Rings: Everything to Know," 19 May 2018 According to the report, the two still live together and Gwyneth is still wearing her wedding ring. Ellie Delano, Woman's Day, "Are Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin "ReCoupling?"," 17 June 2014

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First Known Use of wedding ring

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of wedding ring

: a ring that you wear as a sign that you are married

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