bell rope

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English[edit]

Bell ropes

Noun[edit]

bell rope (plural bell ropes)

  1. (nautical) A short length of rope, spliced to the eye of the clapper of a ship's bell and by which it is struck
  2. A long length of rope attached by splicing to a church's bell, by which it is struck, and with a sally for holding it