Buses, vans, and cars sounded their horns, gun salutes rang out, the bells of Westminster Abbey pealed, and everyone cheered.
No organ then pealed forth its reverent tones and awaked the church with dulcet harmonies: a pitch-pipe often the sole instrument.
When I was a small boy I have pealed many a birch broom for a sixpence.
Anxiously, she counted the strokes as they pealed forth loud and clearly.
She seized the rope, and then such a ding-dong as pealed forth!
Every Sunday there pealed from the church the sounds of the organ and the song of the congregation.
Love, loyalty, sympathy, resentment—all pealed up to the skies in that acclaim.
Bernard pealed on the bell and the butler came in with a stately walk.
It pealed violently, but there were no answering sounds: nothing stirred.
All the Mortons pealed at this and the rest could not help joining in.
1630s, from peal (n.). Related: Pealed; pealing.