ring-a-rosy
noun see ring-around-the-rosy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ring-a-rosy — noun a children s game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat • Syn: ↑ring around the rosy, ↑ring around a rosy • Hypernyms: ↑game * * * ˈriŋəˈrōzē noun ( es) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ring a Ring o' Roses — Infobox Standard title=Ring a Ring o Roses comment= image size= caption=Musical variations of Ring a Ring o Roses , Alice Gomme, 1898. [Gomme, The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland , p. 108.] writer= composer=Traditional… …   Wikipedia

  • ring-around-a-rosy — noun a children s game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑ring around the rosy, ↑ring a rosy • Hypernyms: ↑game …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring-a|round-a-ros|y — «RIHNG uh ROWND uh ROH zee», noun. = ring around the rosy. (Cf. ↑ring around the rosy) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ring a ring o' roses — Ring a ring o ros|es BrE Ring around the rosy AmE a children s singing game in which the children join hands and dance round in a circle singing: Ring a ring o roses/A pocket full of posies/A tishoo! A tishoo!/We all fall down. People believe it… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ring-a-ring o' roses — 7 [ˌrɪŋ ə rɪŋ ə ˈrəʊzɪz] [ˌrɪŋ ə rɪŋ ə ˈroʊzɪz] (BrE) (NAmE ˌring around the ˈrosy ; ) noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring-around-a-rosy — noun see ring around the rosy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ring-around-the-rosy — noun a children s game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat • Syn: ↑ring around a rosy, ↑ring a rosy • Hypernyms: ↑game * * * noun see ring around a rosy …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring-around-the-rosy — also ring around a rosy noun Date: 1878 a children s singing game in which players dance around in a circle and at a given signal drop to the ground called also ring a rosy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ring around the rosy — ring a ring o roses 7 [ˌrɪŋ ə rɪŋ ə ˈrəʊzɪz] [ˌrɪŋ ə rɪŋ ə ˈroʊzɪz] (BrE) (NAmE ˌring around the ˈrosy ; ) …   Useful english dictionary

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