from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Nautical A buoy fitted with a warning bell that is activated by the movement of the waves.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A buoy on which is mounted a bell with four clappers, hung inside an iron cage, which is rung by the motion of the waves
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a large buoy on which a bell is mounted, to be rung by the motion of the waves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See buoy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a buoy with a bell on it
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