sacring bell

noun

1
: a small hand bell made sometimes of silver and rung at the elevation in mass
2
: the tolling of the church bell announcing the elevation

Word History

Etymology

Middle English sacringe belle, from sacringe sacring + belle bell

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“Sacring bell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacring%20bell. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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