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bells, plural;
  1. (of a stag or buck) Make this cry

  1. The cry of a stag or buck at rutting time

  1. a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
  2. attach a bell to; "bell cows"
  3. doorbell: a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
  4. the sound of a bell being struck; "saved by the bell"; "she heard the distant toll of church bells"
  5. (nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o'clock, either a.m. or p.m.
  6. the shape of a bell
  7. Bell is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Its population was 36,664 in the 2000 census. Bell is located on the west bank of the Los Angeles River and is a suburb of the city of Los Angeles. At 2. ...
  8. Bell is a lunar impact crater that is located on the far side of the Moon, just past the western limb. It lies in an area of terrain that is marked by many small craters, a number of which are satellite craters of Bell listed in the table below. ...
  9. The Bell was a British 3 wheeled cyclecar made in 1920 by W.G. Bell of Rochester, Kent.
  10. A bell cymbal or bell splash cymbal is a small, very thick cymbal with little if any taper, used as an effects cymbal in a drum kit. The sound produced when striking the bell cymbal with a drumstick is a distinctive high-pitched ping sound with a long sustain. ...
  11. Bell Sports Inc., a division of Easton-Bell Sports, Inc., is a manufacturer of bicycle helmets. Easton-Bell also owns Bell Racing Company, which makes helmets for auto racing, and Bell Powersports, which makes motorcycle helmets. Easton-Bell Sports, Inc. ...
  12. Bell is a municipality in the district of Rhein-Hunsrück in Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany.
  13. (bells) The ship's clock strikes in a half-hour sequence based on the four-hour ship's watch system. the end of the first half hour is marked by 1 bell, the end of the first hour is 2 bells, the end of the first 1-1/2 hours is 3 bells, etc. the end of a four-hour watch is marked by 8 bells. ...
  14. (Bells) This term refers to a grouping of bells such as church bells, Tubular, Chimes or Hand Bells. Bells come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and sounds.
  15. (BELLS) any of the half-hour units of nautical TIME [nb: the nautical day began at noon until changed in the 20th century]; or shipboard enunciator commands. ...
  16. (BELLS) were the most notable ornaments on the robe of the chief pontiff of the Hebrews. "And it shall be unto Aaron to minister, and his sound shall be heard when he goeth in into the Holy Place before the Lord, and when he cometh out, that he die not."
  17. (Bells) Electric bell or tone sounded in all front of house areas to warn the audience that the performance is about to begin or resume.
  18. (Bells) The manner of keeping time on board ship by striking a bell every half hour. Thus one bell is a half hour, as half-past twelve; two bells one o'clock ; three bells half-past one, and so on until eight bells are struck, which would be four o'clock. ...
  19. (Bells) Thompson piano and double-bass, R. Piltch guitar. 1981-2. Umbrella GEN-1-16
  20. (Bells) Whisky brand. In the YM episode The Moral Dimension the brands of all sorts of spirits are used as a secret code to get to the security communications room. That room is filled with booze to surpass the Islamic law against drinking at the Qumrani reception.
  21. (Bells) los cascabeles (Spanish), les cloches (French)
  22. (The Bells) Play at 25 minutes past every hour.
  23. (The bells) Have you ever wondered why so many fire alarms seem to go off in the background when journalists are talking to MPs?
  24. (bells) Tuned metal bars used in many band organs and orchestrions, producing a clear high pitched tone. (Also, tuned cup-shaped saucer bells, mainly in music boxes). * Also: orchestra bells or glockenspiel in American literature. * Dutch: metallofoon, klokkenspel. * German: Glocken.
  25. Bells are used for clearing, protection and activation. Hang bells from an entrance door to ‘announce’ anyone entering. Bells have been used throughout history as harbingers of news. ...