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Synonyms for ringer

one exactly resembling another

Synonyms for ringer

a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)

a person who is almost identical to another

a contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses

(horseshoes) the successful throw of a horseshoe or quoit so as to encircle a stake or peg

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There was one major drawback that probably doomed this tool to failure: Hill, who invented the original hog ringer, sold pre-formed hog rings for about 5 cents per hundred in 1898 (15 million were sold in two years), while the horseshoe nails proper for the tool sold for 7 cents per pound.
When I shot the Dead Ringer it performed as promised.
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Llandaff Cathedral is the only church in Cardiff - and one of only two in the whole of Wales - to have a ring of 12 bells, making the Llandaff ringers one of the most impressive bell-ringing groups around.
The daunting training mission was dreamed up by Crew Commander Andrew Pike, who is a bell ringer at the church, to test the teams' initiative.
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Aside from occasional forays into bad taste humour and a tepid romantic subplot, The Ringer would make an excellent promotional video for the Special Olympics.