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Scope note
Rings or bands, usually of metal, serving as fittings, adapters, or holders, as for example holding the bristles of a brush to the handle, or affixed to the body of a silver article for inserting a handle of another material, or on the handle of a utensil or tool into which is fitted the rest of the utensil or tool, or a plumbing fitting providing access to the pipe for maintenance.
Accepted term: 27-May-2024