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n. - A children's game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat.

Usage examples (17)
  • They looked like two grown men caught playing ring-around-the-rosy.
  • The village children played ring-around-the-rosy and danced with the lord's child.
  • Nearby, Sergeant Dickson played ring-around-the-rosy with some Tigers, as he later recalled:
  • "Which is more than I can say I'm doing," Phil grumbled; "this ring-around-the-rosy business is played out, and I've just got to find some way to stop it." for more
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