1. Encircled or marked with, or as with, a ring or rings.
2. Wearning a wedding ring; hence, lawfully wedded. “A ringed wife.”
Ringed seal Zool., a North Pacific seal (Phoca foetida) having ringlike spots on the body.
Ringed snake Zool., a harmless European snake (Tropidonotus natrix) common in England.
Ringed worm Zool., an annelid.
Ring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ringed p. pr. & vb. n. Ringing.]
1. To surround with a ring, or as with a ring; to encircle. “Ring these fingers.”
2. Hort. To make a ring around by cutting away the bark; to girdle; as, to ring branches or roots.
3. To fit with a ring or with rings, as the fingers, or a swine's snout.
adj 1: shaped like a ring [syn: annular, annulate, annulated,
circinate, circular, ring-shaped, doughnut-shaped]
2: wearing a wedding ring; lawfully married; "a ringed wife"-
3: adorned or crowned with a circlet; sometimes used as
combining forms; "a brow encircled with laurel"; "wreathed
in an extraordinary luminescence"; "ringed round with
daisies"; "smoke-wreathed" [syn: encircled, wreathed]