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Brass ring   /bræs rɪŋ/   Listen
Brass ring

A rich opportunity or a prize.

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"Brass ring" Quotes from Famous Books

... house." Isaac valiantly lied, for well he remembered the scene in which his scandalized but sympathetic uncle had discovered his attempt to purloin the brass ring which, with countless blackened duplicates, is plucked from a slot by the brandishing swords of the riders upon the merry-go-round. Truly, its possession had won him another ride—this time upon an elephant with upturned trunk and wide ears—but in his mind the return of that ring ...
— Little Citizens • Myra Kelly

... when the earth in front of the magician opened and disclosed a stone with a brass ring in it. Aladdin was so frightened by the noise and commotion, that he started to run away. But the magician seized him by the collar and gave him such a box on the ear that he fell ...
— Journeys Through Bookland V3 • Charles H. Sylvester

... said Aunt Lois, and they crossed the street, and stopped before a quaint looking building. The massive oak door boasted a huge knocker, in the form of a frowning lion's head that held a huge brass ring. ...
— Princess Polly's Playmates • Amy Brooks

... done so when the earth opened just before the magician, and discovered a stone with a brass ring fixed in it. Aladdin was so frightened that he would have run away, but the magician caught hold of him, and gave him such a box on the ear that he knocked him down. Aladdin got up trembling, and, with tears in his eyes, said to the magician: "What have I done, uncle, to be ...
— The Junior Classics, V5 • Edited by William Patten

... replied the Brother, as he drew from his pocket and handed me a big brass ring ornamented with a piece of common glass about the size of a ...
— My Life: or the Adventures of Geo. Thompson - Being the Auto-Biography of an Author. Written by Himself. • George Thompson

Words linked to "Brass ring" :   opportunity, chance

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