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

First Known Use of change ringing

1756, in the meaning defined above

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“Change ringing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/change%20ringing. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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