jingle bell

noun

Definition of jingle bell

  1. 1 :  a bell mounted on a spring and used to signal the engine room for all speed available

  2. 2a :  a small, hollow, perforated, spherical bell enclosing a loose pellet that causes the bell to jingle when shaken —called also cascabel, crotal, pellet bell b :  sleigh bell b

  3. 3 :  a signal bell used on a shop door to announce the entrance of customers

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