sound bow

noun

: the thick part of a bell against which the clapper strikes

Word History

First Known Use

1688, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sound bow was in 1688

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“Sound bow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sound%20bow. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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