Definition of Ringman

1. n. The ring finger.



Definition of Ringman

1. Noun. A man who works in a ring where animals are exhibited. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) The ring finger. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ringman

1. the ring finger [n RINGMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ringman

ringingly
ringings
ringleader
ringleaders
ringleading
ringless
ringlestone
ringlestones
ringlet
ringleted
ringlets
ringletted
ringlike
ringmail
ringman (current term)
ringmaster
ringmasters
ringmen
ringneck
ringneck dove
ringneck snake
ringnecks
ringolevio
ringpiece
ringpieces
rings
rings in
ringside
ringside seat

Literary usage of Ringman

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"It is in common use, and occurs in Florio, p. 139. FINGERS. The fingers are thus named in a nursery rhyme, thumb, foreman, longman, ringman, ..."

2. The St. James's Magazine (1871)
"THE PEDIGREE HUNTER. appears, certifying that Martin ringman was born out of the city of London, in the year 1763 ; and on reference to the file of original ..."

3. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1886)
"It seems almost certain, therefore, that the interest at St.-Die in Vespucci's voyages was inspired by ringman, whether his enthusiasm was first aroused by ..."

4. Primer: Language Reader Series by Franklin Thomas Baker, George Rice Carpenter, Julie T. Dulon (1909)
"This is ringman. Can ringman dance alone? ringman can not dance alone. Dance, Littleman, dance. • Dance, you merry-men, every one. ..."

5. A History of the United States and Its People: From Their Earliest Records by Elroy McKendree Avery, William Abbatt (1904)
"Following what was a custom of the day, ringman affected " a dog-Latin epithet, ... It seems that somewhere, probably at Paris, ringman had picked up a ..."

6. Antiquary: A Magazine Devoted to the Study of the Past by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1885)
"The song goes on to declare that Foreman, Longman, and ringman can dance without company, but that Littleman is unable to do so. ..."

7. The Code of Alabama: Adopted by Act of the Legislature of Alabama; Approved by Alabama, James Jefferson Mayfield (1919)
"ringman, 155 Ala., 189; 45 So., 153. Judgment should not be taken till demand due. ... ringman, 155 Ala., 189; 46 So., 153. See notes to Section 2924. ..."

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