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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Like Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle's respective wedding rings, Eugenie's ring is also made of Welsh gold gifted from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Eugenie's grandmother. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, "Here's What Princess Eugenie's Wedding Ring Looks Like," 12 Oct. 2018 Hours before news broke that Wendy Williams was filing for divorce from her husband, Kevin Hunter, the TV host welcomed audience members to her show without her wedding ring on. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "Wendy Williams Fans Think She Shaded Husband Kevin Hunter in Cryptic Instagram Post," 12 Apr. 2019 Weiss was actually in New York the week before the Emmys to pick up his mother's wedding ring from his father, Bob, in preparation for the big proposal. Rose Minutaglio, Town & Country, "Glenn Weiss and Jan Svendsen Open Up About That Very Public Emmys Proposal," 20 Sep. 2018 When word got out about the engagement, Fondahn said, Good Samaritans wanted to help — sending the bride-to-be wedding rings and a dress. Lindsey Bever, Washington Post, "A teenager dying of cancer had a final wish: To marry his childhood sweetheart," 29 Jan. 2018 Eugenie's choice of pure Welsh gold follows in the Royal tradition of using it for their wedding rings since the Queen Mother’s wedding in 1923. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, "Here's What Princess Eugenie's Wedding Ring Looks Like," 12 Oct. 2018 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

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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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