engagement ring


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engagement ring

n
(Jewellery) a ring given by a man to a woman as a token of their betrothal
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Noun1.engagement ring - a ring given and worn as a sign of betrothalengagement ring - a ring given and worn as a sign of betrothal
ring, band - jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger; "she had rings on every finger"; "he noted that she wore a wedding band"
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Her engagement ring is a diamond cluster so big that it looks like a plaster on Jane's fat paw.
It was only that afternoon that May Welland had let him guess that she "cared" (New York's consecrated phrase of maiden avowal), and already his imagination, leaping ahead of the engagement ring, the betrothal kiss and the march from Lohengrin, pictured her at his side in some scene of old European witchery.
She had not mentioned Lord Dawlish to Mr Pickering, and--doubtless lest the sight of it might pain him--she had abstained from wearing her engagement ring during the voyage.
A moment later he heard them speak distinctly of an engagement ring.
This study includes national statistics on the average cost of an engagement ring and wedding band, proposal planning and trends, ring styles and other key statistics related to proposals and wedding jewelry in America.
Given that I sometimes also work as an engagement planner, the bridegroom-to-be often asks me a range of questions about what is after all a 'not unimportant' element of the engagement - the engagement ring," Iris said during an interview, explaining her motives for the study.
ENGAGEMENT The average spend on an engagement ring has remained at [euro]1,333 for the last two years.
The site aims to bring the in-store jewelry shopping experience online by guiding its customers through the pain points of engagement ring selection.
A WOMAN is appealing to Liverpool shoppers for help finding her engagement ring.
A WOMAN'S engagement ring was stolen after she left it at the gym.
Andre had also given a striking engagement ring, which took up entire first half of Price's finger, costing 180,000 pounds, however, it was later crafted into a bangle to be gifted to her daughter and it now costs 250,00 pounds.
Number seven in the list is the British businesswoman Samantha Cameron who received the gorgeous engagement ring from David Cameron in 1994.