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  • 1 Peal — Peal, v. t. 1. To utter or give forth loudly; to cause to give out loud sounds; to noise abroad. [1913 Webster] The warrior s name, Though pealed and chimed on all the tongues of fame. J. Barlow. [1913 Webster] 2. To assail with noise or loud… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 peal — (n.) late 14c., generally considered a shortened form of APPEAL (Cf. appeal), with the notion of a bell that summons people to church. This is not entirely convincing, but no better theory has been put forth. Extended sense of loud ringing of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 peal — /peel/, n. 1. a loud, prolonged ringing of bells. 2. a set of bells tuned to one another. 3. a series of changes rung on a set of bells. 4. any loud, sustained sound or series of sounds, as of cannon, thunder, applause, or laughter. v.t. 5. to… …

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  • 4 peal — /pil / (say peel) noun 1. a loud, prolonged sound of bells. 2. any other loud, prolonged sound as of cannon, thunder, applause, laughter, etc. 3. a set of bells tuned to one another. 4. a series of changes rung on a set of bells. –verb (t) 5. to… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 5 peal — [[t]pil[/t]] n. 1) a loud, prolonged ringing of bells 2) mad a set of bells tuned to one another 3) a series of changes rung on a set of bells 4) any loud, sustained sound or series of sounds, as of thunder or laughter 5) to sound loudly and… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 6 peal — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a the loud ringing of a bell or bells, esp. a series of changes. b a set of bells. 2 a loud repeated sound, esp. of thunder, laughter, etc. v. 1 intr. sound forth in a peal. 2 tr. utter sonorously. 3 tr. ring (bells) in peals.… …

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  • 7 peal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. reverberation, ring, outburst. v. i. ring, toll, reverberate, sound. See loudness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Ringing sound] Syn. ring, ringing, clang, clash, rumble; see also noise 1 , sound 2 . 2. [Set… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 8 peal — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, appeal, summons to church, short for appel appeal, from appelen to appeal Date: 14th century 1. a. the loud ringing of bells b. a complete set of changes on a given number of bells c. a set of bells tuned to the …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 blow — I. n. 1. Stroke, knock, rap, pat, thump, dab, beat, lick, thwack, bang. 2. Calamity, disaster, misfortune, affliction. 3. Bloom, blossom, flower, efflorescence. 4. Gale, blast, gust. II. v. n. 1. Move or flow in currents (as the wind) …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 10 ring — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. encircle, girdle, environ, encompass, hem in; toll, chime, clang, peal, tinkle; resound, reverberate, reecho. See sound. n. circlet, circle, annulet, hoop, signet, girdle; machine, gang, clique;… …

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  • 11 Method ringing — (also known as scientific ringing) is a form of change ringing (the practice of ringing a series of mathematical permutations on tuned bells, rather than a melody). In method ringing, the ringers are guided from permutation to permutation by… …

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  • 12 chime — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. [tubular] bell; doorbell. See music. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. peal, tinkle, clang, toll; see ring 3 , sound 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. ring, peal, toll, knell, sound, tinkle, jingle,… …

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  • 13 toll — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. tax, import, charge, fee. See payment, price. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Charges] Syn. duty, fee, customs, exaction, tollage; see also price . 2. [Loss] Syn. casualties, deaths, losses; see damage 2 . v.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 change ringing — the art of ringing a series of tuned bells of different tones, as those hung in a church tower, according to any of various orderly sequences. [1870 75] * * * Traditional English art of ringing tower or hand bells in a succession of different… …

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  • 15 chime — Synonyms and related words: accord, accordance, agree, agreement, alliterate, alliteration, announce, answer to, articulate, assent, assonance, assonate, assort with, atone, attune, attunement, battery, be consistent, be harmonious, be in tune,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 thunder — Synonyms and related words: Bedlam let loose, Donar, Indra, Jupiter Tonans, Thor, awake the dead, bark, bawl, bedlam, bellow, blare, blare forth, blast, blast the ear, blat, blaze, blaze abroad, blazon, blazon about, blubber, bobbery, boom,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 knell — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. funeral or death bell. See death. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. ring, toll, signal, death bell; see bell 2 , noise 1 . v. Syn. peal, toll, chime; see ring 3 , sound 1 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To… …

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  • 18 rise — Synonyms and related words: Great Leap Forward, Olympian heights, abruptness, access, accession, acclivity, accomplishment, accretion, accrual, accrue, accrue from, accruement, accumulate, accumulation, achieve success, acme, action and reaction …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 trumpet — Synonyms and related words: English horn, adulate, advertise, air, alpenhorn, alphorn, althorn, alto horn, apotheosize, bagpipe, ballad horn, ballyhoo, baritone, bark, bass horn, bassoon, bawl, bay, beep, belaud, bell, bellow, bepraise, blare,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 The Dunciad — Alexander Pope The Dunciad /ˈd …

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