napkin ring

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n napkin ring a circular band used to hold a particular person's napkin
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Usage

In literature:

There was milk in the bottle, two tissue-wrapped cucumber pickles in the folding drinking-cup, and a fresh napkin in the ring.
"A Girl Of The Limberlost" by Gene Stratton Porter
The ivory one is not unlike a napkin-ring.
"A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries And of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa (1858-1864)" by David Livingstone
The napkin-ring is the boundary mark between certain classes.
"A Mortal Antipathy" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
But the door bell kept ringing every second, and Rosalie, distracted, came to call Caravan, who rushed out, throwing down his napkin.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 2 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
But Gramper only flourished the napkin-ring, and humorously taunted him with not having packed everything, after all.
"Bunker Bean" by Harry Leon Wilson
Cut the tube into sections and you have rings to be shaped and stamped into box bodies or napkin rings.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
At home fold your napkin when you are done with it and place it in your ring.
"Our Deportment" by John H. Young
A couple of gold napkin-rings are also gone, and likewise my old gold watch.
"The Mystery at Putnam Hall" by Arthur M. Winfield
I examined it carefully through the ring of my napkin.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, April 14, 1920" by Various
I will not use my new napkin ring, as it is too nice to be lost or broken here.
"Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations" by William Howe
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In news:

You too can make napkin rings out of bathroom paper rolls.
This photo shows napkin rings adorned with acorns.
These napkin rings are an easy way to add a touch of nature to your Thanksgiving table, and they can be tweaked to match your decorating style.
Turn old paper-towel tubes into cheery holiday napkin rings just by adding buttons.
Watch Napkin Rings in the Better Homes and Gardens Video.
We were, however, in a restaurant at dinner, and with the main course about to be served, I was reluctant to start scribbling on napkins (for which rings were not provided, as it happens).
Make refrigerator magnets and napkin rings with acorns.
Since the remaining figure resembles a napkin ring, this is sometimes called the Napkin Ring Problem.
The company has also introduced 100% cotton napkin rings.
Napkin Ring Pom -Poms How-To.
No matter who's coming over, we've got the perfect napkin rings to get your party off to a great start.
Napkin rings : 2 acorns, drill with 1/8-inch bit, 22-inch suede lacing, 1 bead (with hole large enough to hold a double width of lacing), hot-glue gun.
10-inch piece of 3/8-inch-wide ribbon for each napkin ring .
If desired, insert a fall leaf between the napkin ring and napkin.
Complement blue-and-white transferware with a paper napkin ring featuring a folkloric Tom.
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