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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A long opening in a belfry-tower, partially closed by outward-sloping slats or boards called louver-boards (corrupted into luffer- or lever-boards), which are so placed to exclude rain, while allowing the sound of the bell to pass through. See abat-vent.

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