wedding ring

wedding ring (plural wedding rings)

  1. One of a pair or rings exchanged by bride and groom in a wedding ceremony, and afterwards worn by them; symbolizes continuous fidelity.
    • 1837-39, Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist
      The surgeon leaned over the body, and raised the left hand. 'The old story,' he said, shaking his head: 'no wedding-ring, I see. Ah! Good-night!'
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