Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or like a ruby; crimson.

Part of speech: noun

A transparent gem stone of a deep red color.

Part of speech: noun

A rich red like that of a ruby.

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Usage examples "ruby":

  1. He bade me give thee this ring with the great ruby in it that thou mayst give it to the child when he is grown. - "The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles", Padraic Colum.
  2. She's got that ruby and I simply have to get it back again. - "Her Weight in Gold", George Barr McCutcheon.
  3. And Ruby says, sympathetic, as she brushed him off, 'I hope you ain't hurt, Mr. Waiters. - "The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.