- the principles or art of making bells, bell ringing, etc.
Origin of campanology
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Campanology, kam-pan-ol′o-ji, n. the subject or science of bells or bell-ringing.
As to bell-ringing, the adepts insist upon it that this is a science; and they give it the name of campanology.
Using these fine opportunities, the Fen folk have long cultivated the science of campanology.
This giant-gift had been sent to him from Holland in recognition of his musical genius, especially in the matter of campanology.My Life as an Author
Martin Farquhar Tupper
- the art or skill of ringing bells musically
C19: from New Latin campānologia, from Late Latin campāna bell
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