change ringing


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

First Known Use of change ringing

1756, in the meaning defined above

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“Change ringing.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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