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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bell  \Bell\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Belled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Belling}.] 
  To  put  a  bell  upon  as  to  bell  the  cat. 
 
  2.  To  make  bell-mouthed;  as  to  bell  a  tube. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Belling  \Bell"ing\,  n.  [From  {Bell}  to  bellow.] 
  A  bellowing,  as  of  a  deer  in  rutting  time.  --Johnson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  belling 
  n  :  a  noisy  mock  serenade  (made  by  banging  pans  and  kettles)  to 
  a  newly  married  couple  [syn:  {shivaree},  {chivaree},  {charivari}, 
  {callithump},  {callathump}] 




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