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

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of wind-bell was in 1897

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Cite this Entry

“Wind-bell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wind-bell. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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