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/ ˈlu tin /
the salvaged bell from the wrecked British warship Lutine, hung in the insurance office of Lloyd's of London and traditionally rung before announcements of ships overdue or lost at sea.
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British Dictionary definitions for lutine bell
/ (ˈluːtiːn, luːˈtiːn) /
a bell, taken from the ship Lutine, kept at Lloyd's in London and rung before important announcements, esp the loss of a vessel
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