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A type of close-fitting ring that is put on after placing on the same finger a more valuable ring (or rings) so as to prevent the latter from slipping off. Such rings have no special form but are usually a simple hoop of gold or silver, often bearing an inscription.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson