Derived Formsbell-ringing, noun
Examples from the Web for bell-ringer
She took out her hat, and was on her way to silence the bell-ringer, when Mr. Clare was driven up to the churchyard gate.The Clever Woman of the Family|Charlotte M. Yonge
“He was a fine fellow, Thomas,” said the bell-ringer as the limping innkeeper set the third jug of beer before him.The Mantle and Other Stories|Nicholas Gogol
The bell tolled—as it still does—the moment the death became known to the bell-ringer.A History of Mourning|Richard Davey
The young wife sat in the fish and heard the voice of the bell-ringer.Armenian Literature|Anonymous
It will hardly be supposed, however, that the position of janitor and bell-ringer could pay all his expenses.From Canal Boy to President|Horatio Alger, Jr.