change ringing


noun

the art of ringing a series of tuned bells of different tones, as those hung in a church tower, according to any of various orderly sequences.

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Origin of change ringing

First recorded in 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for change ringing

change-ringing

noun

the art of bell-ringing in which a set of bells is rung in an established order which is then changed
variations on a topic or theme
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