Men can quit at any time by ringing a bell, and historically, two out of three do so.
He went largely into defensive mode from the first bell, seemingly with the hope of letting Klitschko grow fatigued.
As bell explains it, “If you have good muscle definition, waxing makes it stand out more.”
In Chicago, too, a 100-gun salvo went off and every bell in the city rang out.
bell theorizes that Mitchell may have wanted to go somewhere where “nobody would know him and his reputation.”
I rushed to him, and he took me by the hand as he rang the bell.
"Thanks," shouted Washburn, as he rang the bell to go ahead.
That bell will ring until the ship is destroyed, he thought wildly.
I rang the bell to reduce the speed, as I pointed out the spot to the mate.
She spoke swiftly, in a voice clear-toned and silvery as a bell.
Old English belle, common North Sea Germanic (cf. Middle Dutch belle, Middle Low German belle) but not found elsewhere in Germanic (except as a borrowing), from PIE root *bhel- (4) "to sound, roar." Statistical bell curve was coined 1870s in French. Of glasses in the shape of a bell from 1640s. Bell pepper is from 1707, so called for its shape. Bell, book, and candle is a reference to a form of excommunication. To ring a bell "awaken a memory" (1934) is perhaps a reference to Pavlovian experiments.
"attach a bell," late 14c., from bell (n.). Related: Belled; belling. Allusions to the story of the mice that bell the cat (so they can hear him coming) date to 1520s.
Bell (běl), Sir Charles. 1774-1842.
British anatomist and surgeon who published detailed anatomies of the nervous system and the brain. He was the first to distinguish between sensory and motor nerves. Bell's Law and Bell's palsy are named for him.
Scottish-born American scientist and inventor whose lifelong interest in the education of deaf people led him to conceive the idea of transmitting speech by electric waves. In 1876 his experiments with a telegraph resulted in his invention of the telephone. He later produced the first successful sound recorder, an early hearing aid, and many other devices.