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- n. The ringing of bells, either as a pastime or for religious observance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the sound of someone playing a set of bells
- n. playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
- n. persuasion of voters in a political campaign
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For more than two decades, bell-ringing Salvation Army volunteers collected donations outside Giant Food stores, a holiday season ritual that gave shoppers a convenient way...
For more than two decades, bell-ringing Salvation Army volunteers collected donations outside Giant Food stores, a holiday season ritual that gave shoppers a convenient way to help the less fortunate.
The food was pretty good though and much entertainment was derived from the yodelling, bell-ringing, spoon-playing and coin-in-a-bowl spinning that came as part and parcel of the place.
Hundreds of churches to join bell-ringing campaign Sunday.
Even my traditional hobby, bell-ringing, is having difficulty finding new recruits with the time to commit about two hours a week.
The building itself, like the bell-ringing ceremonies inside, or indeed the activity on the hallowed floor itself, has been abstracted away from its original purpose and into the metaphysical empyrean of Higher Marketing: as much image as reality.
You may know the organization for it's signature bell-ringing and red kettles outside of department stores during the holidays, I know the organization as a remarkable prism of social service:
The official OWS site managed to get the bell-ringing time wrong, prematurely announcing that somehow -- how?
This strange tension between reality television and reality was further made clear by the expected corporate presence at the bell-ringing.
Earlier this year, Nasdaq marked its 20th anniversary in Silicon Valley with a bell-ringing ceremony at San Jose City Hall.