Definition of handbell
: a small bell with a handle; especially : one of a set tuned in a scale for musical performance
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For more than 50 years, the melodious tones of handbells have echoed from the sanctuary at First Baptist Church in Mooresville.
Capital Ringers The Dover, Del., handbell ensemble performs. 7 p.m. Holy Trinity Church, 7607 Sandy Spring Rd.,
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First Known Use of handbell
before 12th century
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