noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
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Origin of Canterbury bells
Words nearby Canterbury bells
Example sentences from the Web for Canterbury bells
Church bells pealed from St. Catherine of Siena parish one block away.
A ban on the ringing of church bells, lifted in 1941, was reimposed.Remembering the Russian Priest Who Fought the Orthodox Church|Cathy Young|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Canterbury Tales was, Strohm writes, “one of the volumes around which the new trade would organize itself.”A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings|Wendy Smith|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the bells chimed for victory at 1211 Avenue of the Americas.
We sing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Jingle Bells”.
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
Bells were pealing and tolling in all directions, and the air was filled with the sound of distant shouts and cries.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.
These Rules (leaving out the Tenor) serves for five bells; and leaving out the fifth and Tenor, they serve for four bells.
On four bells there are four times as many changes as on three; that is—four times six changes, which makes Twenty-four.