bell ringer

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Noun1.Bell ringer - a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)bell ringer - a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
signaler, signaller - someone who communicates by signals
2.Bell ringer - someone who plays musical handbellsbell ringer - someone who plays musical handbells
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
3.Bell ringer - something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goalbell ringer - something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal; "the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer"; "scored a bull's eye"; "hit the mark"; "the president's speech was a home run"
success - an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success"
figure of speech, trope, image, figure - language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
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References in classic literature ?
He enjoyed the feeling which he was exciting, and paraded the town serene and happy all day; but the young fellows set a tailor to work that night, and when Tom started out on his parade next morning, he found the old deformed Negro bell ringer straddling along in his wake tricked out in a flamboyant curtain-calico exaggeration of his finery, and imitating his fancy Eastern graces as well as he could.
"We give thanks for his 50 years of service to the church as a bell ringer, and more recently as Tower Captain and teacher of ringing.
"It is a great shame that the role of these men as bell ringers has been hidden for so long," said Dave, who has been a bell ringer at St Illtud for 52 years and was Master and Chairman of Llandaff and Monmouth Association of Church Bell Ringers for five years.
The parish churches of St Anne's and St Michael's in Sutton Bonington are inviting residents to join the 'Ringing Remembers' campaign and become a bell ringer in 2018.
"Bell towers are commonly found in churches, but you don't have to go to church to become a bell ringer.
In their place are: The Vasa, The Dala, The Classic, The Bell Ringer, and The Team.
A bell ringer who sounded news of the end of World War II in Europe when she was 11 was asked to do it again yesterday.
Caption: The spy hole Sanctus window allows a bell ringer to look down at the altar.
"I think it's one of most fun things about the bell ringer prizes, that you do have to enter, but you don't really even have to catch a fish to win a prize," Cody laughs.
Outside the store's main entrance, bell ringer Jack Marr, 69, of Eugene, was back on the job for his third year.
A BELL ringer from Warwickshire helped the bells of Westminster Abbey sound out yesterday in celebration of the royal birth.