handstroke

noun

bell-ringing the downward movement of the bell rope as the bell swings around allowing the ringer to grasp and pull itCompare backstroke (def. 4)

Nearby words

  1. handsomely,
  2. handspike,
  3. handspring,
  4. handstand,
  5. handstitch,
  6. handwarmer,
  7. handwash,
  8. handweaving,
  9. handwheel,
  10. handwork

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