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Lutine bell

[ loo-teen ]
/ ˈlu tin /
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noun
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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Lutine bell
/ (ˈluːtiːn, luːˈtiːn) /

noun
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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