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Meaning of ringed by Wiktionary Dictionary



    ringed ( not comparable )

    1. marked with rings, circles or loops


    • dering, dinger, engird, girned, reding

Explanation of ringed by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. wearing a wedding ring

    2. a ringed wife- Tennyson
    3. having colored rings around the body

    4. shaped like a ring

    Definition of ringed by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Ring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ringed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Ringing.]
      1. To surround with a ring, or as with a ring; to encircle. “Ring these fingers.” Shak.

      2. ( Hort. ) To make a ring around by cutting away the bark; to girdle; as, “to ring branches or roots”.

      3. To fit with a ring or with rings, as the fingers, or a swine's snout.

    2. Ringed a.
      1. Encircled or marked with, or as with, a ring or rings.

      2. Wearning a wedding ring; hence, lawfully wedded. “A ringed wife.” Tennyson.

      Ringed seal ( Zool. ), a North Pacific seal ( Phoca foetida ) having ringlike spots on the body. -- Ringed snake ( Zool. ), a harmless European snake ( Tropidonotus natrix ) common in England. -- Ringed worm ( Zool. ), an annelid.