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jingle bell

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noun
  1. a hollow, round, metal bell with a metal ball inside, which makes a jingling sound when it moves: jingle bells on a horse and sleigh.
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Origin of jingle bell

First recorded in 1885–90
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Historical Examples

  • The wheelman rang the jingle-bell, and the boat soon came down to half-speed.

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