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tintinnabulations

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  • n. Plural form of tintinnabulation.

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Examples

  • The tintinnabulations of the wife's curtain lecture are too precious to the enraptured husband to be shared with other ears.

    Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales

  • If we had been born Hindoos, we should, at such times, exhibit our skittish tendencies, "shying" at the sun-eating monster with nervous apprehension, and should doubtless do our best, through horrid yells and tintinnabulations, towards getting up a tremendous counter-irritation upon the earth that should tell mightily on the nerves of this umbratilous tiger in the heavens.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 71, September, 1863

  • The last vibrating tintinnabulations of the clock died away as Bart discovered his enemy.

    Bart Stirling's Road to Success Or, The Young Express Agent

  • Kedzie laughed with glancing tintinnabulations as if one tapped

    We Can't Have Everything

  • But there were other things: the myriad tintinnabulations of these microscopic bells, never ceasing, musically throbbing; and now, the exotic delight of the softest of perfumes, an air barely tinted with violet and rose, and the breath of woodland wild flowers.

    The Blind Spot

  • He is the moon of English music and his melodies are as exquisite and as silvery and as full of enamoured radiance as the tintinnabulations of the moonbeams themselves.

    The Love Affairs of Great Musicians

  • From the mysterious opening tintinnabulations, through a spine-tingling climax and a return to the near-silence in which it began, I found it enthralling, and I hope its origin as an occasional piece will not prevent its being heard again many times in many places.

    The Seattle Times

  • [25] The miraculous bell of Velilla, a little village in Aragon, nine leagues from Saragossa, about this time gave one of those prophetic tintinnabulations, which always boded some great calamity to the country.

    The History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic — Volume 3

  • When the tintinnabulations of the Church of St. Francis Xavier on Avenue O reached my ears, they brought the message that I was a member of a minority.

    The New Republic - All Feed

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