Meaning of “bell pull” in the English Dictionary

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"bell pull" in British English

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bell pullnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbel ˌpʊl/ us /ˈbel ˌpʊl/

Examples from literature

  • He waited to hear no more, but went forward where there were bell pulls on the deck, and rang two bells to stop her. 
  • Then he discovered a rusty bell pull and gave it a sharp tug. 

(Definition of “bell pull” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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