Claddagh ring


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Claddagh ring

(ˈklædə)
n
(Jewellery) (also without capital) Irish any of various elaborately designed rings, esp one in the shape of two hands embracing a heart, given as a token of lasting affection
[from Claddagh, a small fishing village on the edge of Galway city]
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