What does the word ruby mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Padraic Colum
  2. She's got that ruby and I simply have to get it back again. – Her Weight in Gold by 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 by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009