neck ring

neck ring
A metal ring worn around ones neck, used as jewelry.

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  • Neck ring — A Kayan Lahwi (Long Necked Karen) woman with neck rings Neck rings are formed with one or more spiral metal coils of many turns worn as an ornament around the neck of an individual. In a few African and Asian cultures neck rings are worn usually… …   Wikipedia

  • ring-neck — Ring necked Ring necked , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ring-necked — a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a narrow, but conspicuous, red …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ring-necked blackhead — Ring necked Ring necked , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ring-necked duck — Ring necked Ring necked , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ring — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a circular band, usu. of precious metal, worn on a finger as an ornament or a token of marriage or betrothal. 2 a circular band of any material. 3 the rim of a cylindrical or circular object, or a line or band round it. 4 a mark… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ring (jewellery) — A finger ring is a band worn as a type of ornamental jewellery around a finger; it is the most common current meaning of the word . Other types of metal bands worn as ornaments are also called rings , such as arm rings and neck rings.Rings are… …   Wikipedia

  • ring-necked pheasant — noun common pheasant having bright plumage and a white neck ring • Syn: ↑Phasianus colchicus • Hypernyms: ↑pheasant • Member Holonyms: ↑Phasianus, ↑genus Phasianus • Part Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring-neck — adjective having (a) colored ring(s) around the neck, notably said of animal species Syn: ring necked See Also: neck ring, ringstraked, ring tailed …   Wiktionary

  • ring-necked duck — a North American scauplike duck, Aythya collaris, having a chestnut ring around the neck. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * ▪ bird  (species Aythya collaris), diving duck (family Anatidae), a popular game bird that is considered excellent table fare. The… …   Universalium

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