nose ring


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nose ring

n.
1. A ring inserted through the nose of an animal to allow the passage of a rope, as for leading or securing.
2. A ring inserted through the nose of a person as an ornament.

nose ring

n
a ring fixed through the nose, as for leading a bull

nose′ ring`


n.
1. a ring inserted in the nose of an animal for leading it about.
2. a decorative ornament worn in the nose.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nose ring - a ring worn on the nose as an ornament or on the nose of an animal to control itnose ring - a ring worn on the nose as an ornament or on the nose of an animal to control it
hoop, ring - a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"
References in classic literature ?
Around many a dusky neck hung curiously coiled strands of wire, while several were further ornamented by huge nose rings.
In those far-off days, wild girl Gillian sported a three-foot purple Mohican hairstyle and wore a nose ring.
One month later, she was sporting a nose ring, a ghastly adornment that horrified her father and me.
Many girls out there are afraid to carry out a nose ring as they feel it's old fashioned.
For his upcoming 'Thugs of Hindostan', the actor is currently sporting a nose ring, among the rare occasions a male actor has done so, and has also got multiple earrings as well.
She had very long black wavy hair with a nose ring in her septum, which looked like half a flower.
The singer made a dramatic entrance on a giant hot dog, spit water from her mouth on her audience, wore nose ring inspired by male private parts and even shocked the audience by putting microphone close to her private parts.
The first SIFCA Nose Ring was installed in a cement kiln in the late 1980s.
Her nose ring has been the highlight of her royal avatar, as she is seen perched on a throne.
But I've never seen the appeal of a tattoo, nose ring or a tongue piercing, especially not now.
Works include masterpieces like the Peruvian Star Gazer Female Venus sculpture dated 1000 AD, the Egyptian Gilded mask dated 711-332 BC and the Columbian Garden of Amethyst Flowers necklace featuring a Tairona Gold Nose Ring dated 1000-1500 AD.