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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An object (often in the shape of a circle) on which are strung a number of small pieces of metal used for opening or locking a door or a container, or for starting the motor of a vehicle.

Usage examples (29)
  • Shall we take these keys, and this key-ring and use them faithfully?
  • She fumbled open the lock with hands that shook so hard her key-ring jingled.
  • I asked, I picked up the key-ring from its hook and walked out of the front door.
  • He took from his pocket a great key-ring, on which hung more than a score of keys. for more
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