bell punch

  1. a machine that issues or stamps a ticket, etc, ringing a bell as it does so

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How to use bell punch in a sentence

  • And he took a nickel from one pocket of his great-coat and dropped it in another, ringing his bell punch to record the transfer.

    The Shape of Fear | Elia W. Peattie
  • But now he is merely a registering machine,—a sort of bell-punch to the hand of his party convention.

    Congressional Government | Woodrow Wilson
  • Suddenly he said: "'Ere, suppose you do it, then," and pushed the bell-punch at her.

    This Freedom | A. S. M. Hutchinson
  • The bell punch on the street car and the burglar proof safe with its combination locks are other suggestions in the same line.

  • This is a self-acting bell-punch, and it will ring whenever you say ‘Oh, dear!’