wedding ring

noun

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

Examples of wedding ring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kim also hasn't been wearing her wedding ring in any recent photos. Natalie Morin, refinery29.com, "The Impending Kanye West & Kim Kardashian West Split Will Be Way Messier Than You Think," 6 Jan. 2021 Kinney, who now goes by the name William X. Nietzche, said his wedding ring -- and possibly his fingers too -- were broken during his arrest. oregonlive, "Sheriff’s office details Tuesday’s forced entry of Portland red house, including finding weapons, fortifications," 10 Dec. 2020 These are some of the details Gradone will remember when the pandemic is over: A tan line from a wedding ring that was removed. Alison Bowen, chicagotribune.com, "A patient saying over and over, ‘Please save my life,’ will forever be remembered. 2 Chicago nurses who treated COVID-19 patients have been journaling their experiences.," 22 Dec. 2020 The executor of her estate, Paul Wright, noticed her apartment was missing her fine jewelry — including a wedding ring. Dallas News, "Three more capital murder charges filed against Billy Chemirmir, bringing total indictments to 17," 9 Dec. 2020 Hardat Dubra walked outside, hoping to sell his wedding ring for enough money for cab fare. Jennifer Brooks, Star Tribune, "For adoptive families, 2020 was the perfectly imperfect time to open hearts and homes," 21 Nov. 2020 The Queen reportedly never takes her wedding ring off—so the chances of anyone else glimpsing the secret message are pretty low. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, "The Queen Has a Secret Message Inscribed Inside Her Wedding Ring," 12 Nov. 2020 Vialva pulled out a gun, forced the couple into the trunk and drove around for several hours, stopping at ATMs to withdraw cash and attempting to pawn the woman’s wedding ring, according to prosecutors. Michael Balsamo, USA TODAY, "Feds to execute a woman for the first time in more than six decades," 18 Oct. 2020 What are the chances anyone could find a diamond, which had fallen out of a wedding ring, in the vastness of Bryant-Denny Stadium? Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "How an Alabama staffer searched Bryant-Denny to re-unite woman with her lost diamond," 8 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of wedding ring

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jan 2021

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“Wedding ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wedding%20ring. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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wedding ring

noun

English Language Learners Definition of wedding ring

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

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