change ringing

noun

Definition of change ringing

: the art or practice of ringing a set of tuned bells (as in the bell tower of a church) in continually varying order

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Recent Examples on the Web As an activity, change ringing can seem like an abstraction. Christopher Borrelli, chicagotribune.com, 23 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of change ringing

1756, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of change ringing was in 1756

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“Change ringing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/change%20ringing. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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