Definitions

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  • adjective Without a clapper (as of a bell).

Etymologies

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clapper +‎ -less

Examples

  • Head, and that she must be just about over the spot where the buoy was floating with its clapperless bell.

    Monitress Merle

  • They are clapperless with the only sound coming from the recorded audio, intended as a visual metaphor to match the narrated legend of the lost music in the depths of the ocean.

    icLiverpool

  • The silence from the audience rang like a clapperless bell. ...

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