sleigh bell

noun
|Updated on: 25 Jun 2018

Definition of sleigh bell

: any of various bells commonly attached to a sleigh or to the harness of a horse drawing a sleigh: such as
a : cascabel 2
b : a hemispherical bell with an attached clapper

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1772

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