ringed


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ringed

 (rĭngd)
adj.
1. Wearing or marked with a ring or rings.
2. Encircled or surrounded by bands or rings.
3. Zoology Formed from segmented rings; annulate.

ringed

(rɪŋd)
adj
1. displaying ringlike markings
2. having or wearing a ring
3. formed by rings; annular

ringed

(rɪŋd)

adj.
1. wearing or marked or surrounded with rings.
2. formed of or with rings; annular: a ringed growth.
[before 900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ringed - shaped like a ringringed - shaped like a ring      
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
2.ringed - having colored rings around the body
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)
3.ringed - wearing a wedding ring; lawfully married; "a ringed wife"- Tennyson
married - joined in matrimony; "a married man"; "a married couple"
References in classic literature ?
Copernicus is comprised in the series of ringed mountains of the first order, in the division of great circles.
But when, as in the case of Nicholas the Czar, the ringed crown of geographical empire encircles an imperial brain; then, the plebeian herds crouch abased before the tremendous centralization.
But it so happened, that those boats, without seeing Pip, suddenly spying whales close to them on one side, turned, and gave chase; and Stubb's boat was now so far away, and he and all his crew so intent upon his fish, that Pip's ringed horizon began to expand around him miserably.
Yonder group Of scarlet peonies hath ringed about A lordly fellow with ten witnesses Of his official rank.
It had a rusty flint lock; it was ringed and barred and plated with silver from end to end, but it was as desperately out of the perpendicular as are the billiard cues of '49 that one finds yet in service in the ancient mining camps of California.
On either hand gray walls and square grim keeps peeped out at every few miles from amid the forests while the few villages which they passed were all ringed round with rude walls, which spoke of the constant fear and sudden foray of a wild frontier land.
They were swarthy and wild- looking; they wore belts and red shirts; and I knew they carried knives; and they ringed me around like a pirate chorus.
They ringed the old man as a school of porpoises ring a steamer at full speed, and as they ringed him they talked unconcernedly, for their speech began below the lowest end of the scale that untrained human beings can hear.
Madame Defarge was a stout woman of about his own age, with a watchful eye that seldom seemed to look at anything, a large hand heavily ringed, a steady face, strong features, and great composure of manner.
After them walked a great man, who wore a leopard skin on his shoulders, and was laughing, and with him were five or six ringed councillors, and after them again came a company of warriors.
Even now in the stillness of death, the huge jaws seemed to be dripping with a bluish flame and the small, deep-set, cruel eyes were ringed with fire.
I observed, however, that he was a "Keshla" or ringed man; that is, he wore on his head the black ring, made of a species of gum polished with fat and worked up in the hair, which is usually assumed by Zulus on attaining a certain age or dignity.