- a small, tinkling bell or a set of bells played in succession.
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We did not know how to play a tin whistle or beat upon the tintinnabulum.Waysiders
- a small high-pitched bell
C16: from Latin, from tintinnāre to tinkle, from tinnīre to ring; see tinnitus