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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Scarf-ring an ornamental ring through which the ends or a scarf are drawn
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. scearfe, a piece; Dut. scherf, a shred.


In literature:

Besides your diamond scarf pin and your ring and watch, have you got a cent over your salary?
"Buttered Side Down" by Edna Ferber
He wore a white waistcoat, drab gaiters, a gold watch and chain, a jewelled scarf pin, and a seal ring.
"The Pit" by Frank Norris
He wore a double-jeweled ring on his apoplectic finger, and a scarab scarf-pin.
"The Witness" by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
His watch, rings, and scarf-pin gradually went to the landlady.
"The Golden Censer" by John McGovern
They also took a small diamond scarf pin and a ring set with a valuable ruby.
"The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle" by Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
He wore no rings and no scarf-pin, even his watch-chain was only of leather.
"The Nebuly Coat" by John Meade Falkner
He had rings and scarf pins, and a gold watch with a handsome seal fob.
"Rival Pitchers of Oakdale" by Morgan Scott
He had rings and scarf-pins and rattled gold in his trousers pockets.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
But my watch, ring and scarf-pin were in their places.
"The Seven Secrets" by William Le Queux
The peridot, too, is rather soft for ring use and will last much better in scarf pins or other mountings little subject to rubbing or to shocks.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
You can get a few plunks on that ring and scarf-pin of yours.
"The Rushton Boys at Treasure Cove" by Spencer Davenport
He was dressed in a well-fitting suit of dark tweed, with a claret-coloured neckerchief with plain gold scarf-ring.
"Facing Death" by G. A. Henty
A magenta silk scarf was tied over the head, completely hiding the hair, and a huge pair of ear-rings drooped over the dusky neck.
"The Girls of St. Cyprian's" by Angela Brazil
It seems Marion was able to prove that that ring we have seen Katie wear around her scarf really belongs to him.
"Irma in Italy" by Helen Leah Reed
This ring, it was noticed, generally disappeared about the middle of the month, and his scarf-pin followed it by the twenty-first.
"When a Man's Single" by J. M. Barrie

In poetry:

A little silk scarf, a pair of earrings swinging,
A sliver ring, an indolent peacock fan,
Down at the foreshore cold iron ship bells ringing,
And laughing lips of an outbound sailorman.
"Shore Roads Of April" by Bill Adams
Wrapped in a scarf his monstrance stood
ready to bless, to exorcize
monsters that whispering would rise
nightly from the intricate wood
that ringed his bed, to light with total power
the holy commonplace of field and flower.
"The Glass Jar" by Gwen Harwood