bell metal

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

bell metal

noun

Definition of BELL METAL

:  bronze that consists usually of three to four parts of copper to one of tin and that is used for making bells

First Known Use of BELL METAL

circa 1523

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: bell–metal ore
Previous Word in the Dictionary: bellmaster
All Words Near: bell metal

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up bell metal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).