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Definition of the noun ring-a-rosy
What does ring-a-rosy mean as a name of something?
- a children's game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat
- examples: Then they played "ring-a-ring-a-rosy" until they were tired and thirsty. | Then they played "ring-a-ring-a-rosy" until they were worn out.
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of ring-a-rosy: ring-around-a-rosy / ring-around-the-rosy
- more generic word: game = an amusement or pastime
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A Merriam-Webster. A Dictionary of Discriminated Synonyms, with Antonyms and Analogous and Contrasted Words by Merriam-Webster, Inc
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