sleigh bell

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noun

any of several kinds of small bells, as a jingle bell, attached to a sleigh or to the harness of the animal drawing the sleigh.

Nearby words

  1. sleeveless,
  2. sleevelet,
  3. sleeving,
  4. sleigh,
  5. sleigh bed,
  6. sleight,
  7. sleight of hand,
  8. sleipnir,
  9. slender,
  10. slender loris

Origin of sleigh bell

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75

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