Definition of Mourning ring

1. Noun. A ring worn as a memorial to a dead person.

Generic synonyms: Band, Ring



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mourning Ring

mournful widow
mournfull
mournfuller
mournfullest
mournfully
mournfulness
mournfulnesses
mourning
mourning(a)
mourning band
mourning cloak
mourning cloaks
mourning dove
mourning doves
mourning ring (current term)
mourningly
mournings
mournival
mournivals
mourns
mous
mousable
mousaka
mousakas
mousambi
mousambis
mouse
mouse's nest
mouse-colored

Literary usage of Mourning ring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1826)
"to Mrs. Lucy Porter, Mrs. Johnson's daughter; but she having declined to accept of it, he had it enamelled as a mourning ring for his old master, ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1888)
"In the possession of Mr. Fortnum is a mourning ring of Queen Anne, the bezel of which is formed as a coffin, containing a mat of the Queen's hair, ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1832)
"“To his Grace the Duke of Albemarle and her Grace the Duchess, each of them a mourning ring, with my most humble desire that they would be pleased to accept ..."

4. The Antiquary (1888)
"In the same collection is a gold mourning ring, mounted in letters of gold on black ... In the possession of Mr. Fortnum is a mourning ring of Queen Anne, ..."

5. Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year by New-York Historical Society (1905)
"I leave to my beloved mother my chased gold watch, my picture and a mourning ring; to my dear father my gold shoe buckles and a mourning ring; ..."

6. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1826)
"to Mrs. Lucy Porter, Mrs. Johnson's daughter; but she having declined to accept of it, he had it enamelled as a mourning ring for his old master, ..."

7. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1888)
"In the possession of Mr. Fortnum is a mourning ring of Queen Anne, the bezel of which is formed as a coffin, containing a mat of the Queen's hair, ..."

8. The Gentleman's Magazine (1832)
"“To his Grace the Duke of Albemarle and her Grace the Duchess, each of them a mourning ring, with my most humble desire that they would be pleased to accept ..."

9. The Antiquary (1888)
"In the same collection is a gold mourning ring, mounted in letters of gold on black ... In the possession of Mr. Fortnum is a mourning ring of Queen Anne, ..."

10. Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year by New-York Historical Society (1905)
"I leave to my beloved mother my chased gold watch, my picture and a mourning ring; to my dear father my gold shoe buckles and a mourning ring; ..."

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