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Old boy not being seen putting on dress or skirt (4)


I believe the answer is:


'skirt' is the definition.
(both can mean to go around something)

'old boy not being seen putting on dress' is the wordplay.
'old boy' becomes 'OB' (abbreviation for a private school 'old boy').
'not being seen' suggests deleting specific letters.
'putting on dress' becomes 'robing' (getting dressed).
'robing' with 'ob' taken away is 'RING'.

'or' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for ring that I've seen before include "Encircle; arena" , "Circular object - sound" , "Band; arena" , "place for fight" , "Circular band; call" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times.
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