teething ring
noun Date: 1872 a usually rubber or plastic ring for a teething infant to bite on

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • teething ring — ☆ teething ring n. a ring of ivory, plastic, rubber, etc., for teething babies to bite on …   English World dictionary

  • teething ring — teeth′ing ring n. a circular ring, usu. of plastic, ivory, bone, etc., on which a teething baby can bite • Etymology: 1890–95, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • teething ring — a circular ring, usually of plastic, ivory, bone, etc., on which a teething baby can bite. [1890 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • teething ring — noun a small ring for an infant to bite on while teething …   English new terms dictionary

  • teething ring — /ˈtiðɪŋ rɪŋ/ (say teedhing ring) noun a circular disc, usually of plastic, ivory, bone, etc., on which a teething baby may bite …   Australian English dictionary

  • teething ring — noun device used for an infant to suck or bite on • Syn: ↑comforter, ↑pacifier, ↑baby s dummy • Derivationally related forms: ↑pacify (for: ↑pacifier), ↑comfort ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • teething ring — noun An object designed for a baby or toddler to chew during the teething stage …   Wiktionary

  • Teething — 9 month infant with right lower central incisor about to emerge... ..5 days later that incisor is visible …   Wikipedia

  • ring — I n. circular band 1) a diamond; gold; sapphire ring 2) an earring; engagement; signet; wedding ring 3) a key; napkin; teething ring 4) a piston ring 5) smoke rings (to blow smoke rings) 6) (misc.) to wear a ring on one s finger group 7) a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • ring — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 piece of jewellery/jewelry ADJECTIVE ▪ engagement, eternity (esp. BrE), promise (esp. AmE), purity (esp. AmE), signet, wedding ▪ diamond …   Collocations dictionary

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