sacring bell


Definition of sacring bell

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

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History and Etymology for sacring bell

Middle English sacringe belle, from sacringe sacring + belle bell

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“Sacring bell.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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