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key ring Line breaks: key ring

Definition of key ring in English:


A metal ring on to which keys may be threaded in order to keep them together.
Example sentences
  • Guns designed to look like mobile phones or even key rings may be filtering into Britain, it emerged yesterday.
  • On his key ring he had three keys and one metal football key-chain with his number, 88 inscribed on the back.
  • Kai leaned forward and, with the most practiced patience I had ever seen anyone exhibit, undid each metal-bolted lock with the tiny keys attached the key ring on his belt.

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