fisherman's ring
a gold papal seal used on documents and placed on the new pope\'s finger by the cardinal camerlengo. It has a representation of St. Peter fishing in a boat with the new pope\'s name around it

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fisherman's ring — Rom. Cath. Ch. the signet ring worn by the pope. [1720 30] * * * fisherman s ring noun A signet ring, with the device of St Peter fishing, used in signing papal briefs • • • Main Entry: ↑fish * * * fisherman s ring, the Pope s ring, bearing his… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fisherman's ring — Rom. Cath. Ch. the signet ring worn by the pope. [1720 30] * * * ▪ Roman Catholicism       the pope s signet ring; it shows St. Peter as a fisherman and has the reigning pope s name inscribed around the border. Used since the 13th century as a… …   Universalium

  • fisherman's bend — a knot for tying a line to a ring or spar, e.g. when mooring a boat; the end is passed twice through the ring or around the spar and then back under both turns …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fisherman's bend — fish′erman s bend′ n. navig. a knot used to secure a rope around a spar or to an anchor, bucket, or ring • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • fisherman's bend — noun Date: 1823 a knot made by passing the end twice round a spar or through a ring and then back under both turns see knot illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fisherman's bend — noun a knot for tying a line to a spar or ring • Hypernyms: ↑knot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ring — /ring/, n. a male given name. * * * I Circular band of gold, silver, or other precious or decorative material usually worn on the finger, but sometimes on the toes, the ears, or the nose. The earliest examples were found in the tombs of ancient… …   Universalium

  • Ring of the Fisherman — to seal official documents signed by the Pope.A new ring is cast in gold for each Pope. Around the relief image is the reigning Pope s Latin name in raised lettering. During the ceremony of a Papal Coronation or Papal Inauguration, the Dean of… …   Wikipedia

  • ring — ring1 ringless, adj. ringlike, adj. /ring/, n., v., ringed, ringing. n. 1. a typically circular band of metal or other durable material, esp. one of gold or other precious metal, often set with gems, for wearing on the finger as an ornament, a… …   Universalium

  • Fisherman Suplex Pin — Tombé Un tombé (en anglais pinfall, ou simplement pin) est une des différentes forme de victoire dans le catch, quand le catcheur rive au sol les épaules de son adversaire au sol pour le compte de trois. Dans le catch, un tombé est une méthode… …   Wikipédia en Français

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