Definition of mourning ring in English:

mourning ring

Syllabification: mourn·ing ring

noun

historical
  • A ring worn to remind the wearer of someone who has died.
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    • He remembers his colleagues, Burbage, Heminges, and Condell too, but only to the extent that he leaves them each 26s. 8d. to buy mourning rings.
    • He left at least a dozen bequests of twenty guineas each to family and friends for the purchase of mourning clothes and mourning rings.
    • Just before his execution, the same monarch caused a limited number of mourning rings to be prepared.

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