bells

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English[edit]

A set of Chinese bells.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛlz/
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Noun[edit]

bells

  1. plural of bell

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bells pl (plural only)

  1. (nautical) Ship's bells; the strokes on a ship's bell, every half-hour, to mark the passage of time.
  2. Short for bell-bottoms.
    • 2020, Erica Heller, One Last Lunch: A Final Meal with Those Who Meant So Much to Us
      And to him, long bell-bottoms were “arrogant.” So, whenever he was home before I left for school, he would make me stand on the top step of the six steps to the bedroom level of our house and he would inspect my bells.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

bells

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bell

Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bells

  1. masculine plural of bell