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- v. To make a loud sound
- v. To cause (a bell) to make a loud sound
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To give off a loud pealing sound; to peal.
- intransitive v. To accelerate quickly from a stop in a vehicle, especially an automobile, so that the tires grind against the pavement and make a squealing noise while accelerating; -- sometimes performed by young drivers for showy display.
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The bell of the church began to peal out wildly as nuns and priests decorously fought each other for a tug of the wire.