- Rare. concerned with bells or the manufacture of bells.
- a tower for peals of bells or a carillon, usually freestanding. Also called campanario.
- one who plays a campanile or carillon; a carilloneur.
- the science or art of bell ringing. See also change ringing . —campanologist, campanologer, n. —campanological , adj.
- change ringing
- the art of sounding a ring or set of from 3 to 12 tuned bells according to intricate patterns of sequences.
- 1. the sound made by ringing bells.
- 2 . a tinkling, bell-like sound. —tintinnabular , adj.
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ring the bells backward ring them beginning with the bass bell, in order to give alarm of fire or invasion, or express dismay; the expression is recorded from the early 16th century.
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