Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small bell rung by the hand, as distinguished from one rung by some mechanical means, as a bell-rope.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a small bell rung by the hand; a table bell.
- n. a bell that is held in the hand.
- n. a bell that is held in the hand
“I loved playing in handbell choir at church (no that’s not nerdy either …).”
“I have never, to my knowledge, engaged in elder abuse, except one time when my middle school choir sang at an old persons' home and several people died specifically to escape our handbell rendition of "Alexander's Ragtime Band.”
“A couple of times each year, they dodemo recordings for one of the larger publishers of handbell music.”
““Ladies and gentlemen,” he began, and Phyllis and I were tapping our crystal water glasses like English handbell ringers.”
“In Toronto, she saw a handbell demonstration (I'm sorry, what?) and a horse race.”
“PAX RIVER RINGERS The St. Mary's County handbell choir performs songs from the Revolutionary War, late-20th-century pop music, spirituals, ragtime and TV themes. 7 p.m. Christ Church, 112 E. Charles St.,”
“ “Ladies and gentlemen,” he began, and Phyllis and I were tapping our crystal water glasses like English handbell ringers.”
““All aboard,” the conductor yelled, clanging a handbell.”
“Someone called with a requestfor a substitute in the handbell group I used to play with - four hours of rehearsal on Monday, most of it standing.”
“Additionally, I wasalso heavilyinvolved inmy musical stage, workingas an accompanist and becoming a full time member of a professional handbell ensemble.”
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