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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One of my favorite papers in 2015 was by a pair of Berkeley physicists who noticed an oddity while absent-mindedly spinning their wedding rings over coffee one day. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Here are your 2018 Ig Nobel Prize winners," 13 Sep. 2018 Considering that both Randall and Toby aren't wearing wedding rings in the future, what does that mean for the fan-favorite couples? Jessica Radloff, Glamour, "This Is Us Season 3 Episode 9 Recap: We Finally Find Out Who Randall Is Visiting in the Future," 27 Nov. 2018 And now, the Flip or Flop star is offering more details about the big day—including a first look at her gorgeous wedding ring! Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "Here's Your First Look at Christina El Moussa's Wedding Ring," 2 Jan. 2019 March 2013 Miley is seen without her wedding ring, which makes many believe the engagement is off. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "A Complete Timeline of Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's Relationship," 27 Dec. 2018 In the pic, Priyanka's wedding ring is duly visible as are the remnants of her Mehendi, which the pair both got in a traditional celebration prior to the wedding(s). Sara Delgado, Teen Vogue, "Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra's Mini-Honeymoon Photos Are Jealousy-Inducing," 11 Dec. 2018 Prince Harry was noticeably fiddling with his wedding ring during his engagement at the Royal Marines Commando Training Centre yesterday. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince Harry Keeps Touching His Wedding Ring and It's a Sweet Nod to Meghan Markle," 14 Sep. 2018 His brother, Prince William, and grandfather, Prince Philip, don't wear wedding rings. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Story Behind Prince Harry's Surprising New Ring," 18 Oct. 2018 What makes some decide to wear their wedding rings and others to leave them at home? Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Do Royals Wear Their Wedding Rings After They Get Married?," 14 Oct. 2018

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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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