American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The art or study of bell casting and ringing.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or the principles of bell-founding, bell-ringing, etc.
- n. A treatise on this art.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The art of ringing bells, or a treatise on the art.
- From Late Latin campāna ("bell") + -ology (Wiktionary)
- Late Latin campāna, bell; see campanile + -logy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A cheerful little piece about Liverpool cathedrals "performance" via campanology bells to you of the dreadful scouse bore martyr joko lenings ditty "imagine".”
“They were earnest and mostly rather good at the campanology game according to partner who hardly had to ring at all.”
“InspiredCode's ChurchBells software for Windows is a terrifying insight into the world of the campanology enthusiast: a belltower on your desktop.”
“Scropps never could, under the most improved system of campanology, be jingled into any thing harmonious, I have no doubt I, like my great predecessor Whittington, might have heard in that peal a prediction of my future exaltation; certain it is I did not; and, wearied with my journey, I took up my lodging for the night at a very humble house near”
“Moscow is one of the main centers for the manufacture of the church bells in which the Russian peasant takes such delight; and, being much interested in campanology, I visited several of the principal foundries, and was delighted with the size and workmanship of many specimens.”
“A correspondent, who is apparently much interested in campanology, asks me how he is to construct what he calls a "true and correct" peal for four bells.”
“This giant-gift had been sent to him from Holland in recognition of his musical genius, especially in the matter of campanology.”
“For example, Sayers went to extraordinary lengths to learn the elements of campanology for”
“Abandoning campanology, there'll be a different kind of ringing in our ears this year!”
“The art of bell ringing, or campanology, is centuries old, but hand-pulled bells are losing ground.”
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