Ringed seal(Zoöl.), a North Pacific seal (Phoca fœtida) having ringlike spots on the body.Ringed snake(Zoöl.), a harmless European snake (Tropidonotus natrix) common in England.Ringed worm (Zoöl.), an annelid.

(Rin"gent) a. [L. ringens, -entis, p. pr. of ringi to open wide the mouth: cf. F. ringent.] (Bot.) Having the lips widely separated and gaping like an open mouth; as a ringent bilabiate corolla.

(Ring"er) n.

1. One who, or that which, rings; especially, one who rings chimes on bells.

2. (Mining) A crowbar. Simmonds.

(Ring"er) n. (Horse Racing) A horse that is not entitled to take part in a race, but is fraudulently got into it.

(Ring"head`) n. (Cloth Manuf.) An instrument used for stretching woolen cloth.

(Ring"ing), a & n. from Ring, v.

Ringing engine, a simple form of pile driver in which the monkey is lifted by men pulling on ropes.

(Ring"ing*ly), adv. In a ringing manner.

(Ring"lead`er) n.

1. The leader of a circle of dancers; hence, the leader of a number of persons acting together; the leader of a herd of animals.

A primacy of order, such an one as the ringleader hath in a dance.

2. Opprobriously, a leader of a body of men engaged in the violation of law or in an illegal enterprise, as rioters, mutineers, or the like.

The ringleaders were apprehended, tried, fined, and imprisoned.

(Rin"gle*stone`) n. (Zoöl.) The ringed dotterel, or ring plover. [Prov. Eng.]

(Ring"let) n. [Ring + - let.]

1. A small ring; a small circle; specifically, a fairy ring.

You demi-puppets, that
By moonshine do the green sour ringlets make,
Whereof the ewe not bites.

2. A curl; especially, a curl of hair.

[Her golden tresses] in wanton ringlets waved.

(Ring"man) n.; pl. Ringmen The ring finger. [Obs.] Ascham

Ringed to Ripple

(Ringed) a.

1. Encircled or marked with, or as with, a ring or rings.

2. Wearning a wedding ring; hence, lawfully wedded. "A ringed wife." Tennyson.

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