wind-bell

noun
\ ˈwin(d)-ˌbel How to pronounce wind-bell (audio) \

Definition of wind-bell

1 : wind chime usually used in plural
2 : a bell that is light enough to be moved and sounded by the wind

First Known Use of wind-bell

1897, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Wind-bell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wind-bell. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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