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bell push

noun

  1. a button, as on the front door of a house, that rings a bell when pushed.


bell push

noun

  1. a button pressed to operate an electric bell


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bell push1

First recorded in 1880–85

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Example Sentences

Afterwards I lie down to sleep, with the bell-push within reach.

If he had, he made no sign, and a moment later I had punched the bell-push and Maisie Ann was opening the door for us.

An electric bell was therefore rigged up in the gun-pit, with a bell-push in the O.P.

And he motioned feebly toward an electric bell-push that stood upon a small table beside the bed.

He felt for the bell-push that carried to Mr. Fletcher's room; put his thumb upon it; steadily pressed.

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