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n. Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, & Michigan

[From bell.]
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Noun1.belling - a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
serenade - a song characteristically played outside the house of a woman
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Note that Hegler's patented inline belling process is the only one that vacuum forms a double-thick bell from both inner and outer parisons.
Hegler's vacuum die allows in-line belling of triple walled pipe, merging all three walls into the solid bell.