signet ring


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signet ring

n.
A finger ring bearing an engraved signet, monogram, or other engraved design.

signet ring

n
(Jewellery) a finger ring bearing a signet

sig′net ring`


n.
a finger ring containing a small seal, one's initial, or the like.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.signet ring - a ring bearing a signetsignet ring - a ring bearing a signet    
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"
signet - a seal (especially one used to mark documents officially)
Translations

signet ring

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signet ring

nanello con sigillo
References in classic literature ?
Besides the massive golden signet ring, which marked his ecclesiastical dignity, his fingers, though contrary to the canon, were loaded with precious gems; his sandals were of the finest leather which was imported from Spain; his beard trimmed to as small dimensions as his order would possibly permit, and his shaven crown concealed by a scarlet cap richly embroidered.
Wingrave's face never changed; but his fingers gripped the arms of his chair so that a signet ring he wore cut deep into his flesh.
The little old man with the half-closed eyes was there greedily gnawing a mutton bone, and the general who had served blamelessly for twenty-two years, flushed by a glass of vodka and the dinner; and the staff officer with the signet ring, and Zherkov, uneasily glancing at them all, and Prince Andrew, pale, with compressed lips and feverishly glittering eyes.
Likewise the King gave Sir William his signet ring to show to the Sheriff, that he might raise all his armed men to aid the others in their chase of Robin.
Razumov noticed a thick forefinger clasped by a massive gold band set with a blood- red stone--a signet ring that, looking as if it could weigh half a pound, was an appropriate ornament for that ponderous man with the accurate middle-parting of glossy hair above a rugged Socratic forehead.
And he waved a thin hand which ought really to have been covered with royal signet rings made of rubies.
Ovarian metastases of appendiceal tumors with goblet cell carcinoidlike and signet ring cell patterns: a report of 30 cases.
Among the items taken was jewellery of great sentimental value - in particular a Victorian mourning ring, engraved "William Emerson 1854" and a gold signet ring engraved "JK".
He is 5ft 6in, slim with short fair hair, wears a gold chain and large signet ring and is thought to be driving a white Ford Courier van reg: N266 NNY.
Among the jewellery, which the family of Mrs Davis said had been of great sentimental value to her, included a gold signet ring belonging to her late husband.
He also had an army-style pullover, green and white hooped t-shirt and a gold signet ring on the middle finger of his right hand.
During last week's court case, Nick, 49, wore his son's watch while Sally, 46, wore his signet ring and kept his picture in a locket.