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ringer T
 n.— «Picture a T-shirt with trim around the collar—what the industry calls a ringer T—but the trim isn’t just done in a contrasting color. It’s cashmere.» —“American Eagle opens store aimed at older set” by Teresa F. Lindeman Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pennsylvania) Sept. 5, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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