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  • n. a bell used to sound an alarm


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  • Somewhere in Hamish’s head a warning bell was beginning to clang, telling him to stay away from lame ducks in general and this woman in particular, who had been locally damned as an “awfy auld snob.”

    Death of a Scriptwriter

  • Then the warning bell from the guard tower that overlooked Cabal City's port started ringing, audible even at Skellum's academy six blocks away.

    Chainer's Torment

  • A warning bell went off in the back of Phule's mind, but he maintained a calm expression.

    Phule me twice


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